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Macron’s EUtopia of equals: Should France be pointing fingers at others while undermining the EU?

28 June 2017 | by

After the presidential and parliamentary victories of Emmanuel Macron and his party earlier this year, many in Europe expect that the EU will rise from the self-defeating lethargy of slow demise. Expectations are high among the EU establishment who have welcomed this as an opportunity to finally press ahead with more integration – expectations that […]

Tchüss/Salut/Bye Dany! A tribute to Daniel Cohn-Bendit

25 April 2014 | by

2014 sees the departure of many well-known and respected MEPs, each having contributed in their own way to the work of the European Parliament. I would however like to pay special tribute to someone who was instrumental in the evolution of my own personal engagement with the European Parliament, years before I had seen either […]