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Guest post by Sabine Lösing (MEP, DIE LINKE) and Jürgen Wagner (managing director of Informationsstelle Militarisierung e.V.) It is the prevalent perception in Brussels that if the EU wants to establish itself as a veritable global player within the group of major powers, the construction of a powerful military establishment is inevitable. Great Britain has… » read more

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Guest blog post by John J. Martin, Global Transparency Fellow at Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP). John earned his BA in International Relations from New York University. A century after the words were first uttered by Winston Churchill, ‘business as usual’ does not appear to be on the agenda of British Prime Minister Theresa… » read more

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Guest blog post by Hans-Jochen Luhmann, Senior Expert at the Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie. The not even steadily but actually increasingly increasing discrepancy between target and real (NOx emission) values of cars and vans has not been a new phenomenon – it has been measured and published since more than a decade. In… » read more

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Guest blog post by Elena Gerebizza from Energy Campaigner Re:Common, Adriana Paradiso from Counter Balance and Melanie Mattauch from 350.org.   In an open letter released today, climate scientists, indigenous leaders, environmental and social justice groups, actors and artists call on the European Union to immediately withdraw its support for a gas mega-pipeline that would… » read more

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Guest post by Kai Gehring, University of Zürich and Stephan A. Schneider, Heidelberg University. While Brexit negotiations are on their way, the remaining EU members issued a declaration outlining perspectives for future cooperation on the European level on the occasion of the 60-year anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. At the same time, the “Pulse… » read more

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The European Union lives between agony and ecstasy. An agony related to the economic crisis and the trust of the citizens in the EU institutions, but also an enthusiasm linked to the recent national elections. After a distressing year 2016, the March elections in the Netherlands have isolated Geert Wilders, and the “Brussels option candidate”… » read more

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Guest post by Bogdan C. Enache, former Bucharest journalist. L’Europe – ce mot qu’en français désigne à la fois une géographie et une politique – fut à juste titre au cœur du programme électoral d’Emmanuel Macron. Mais l’Europe que le président élu de la France souhaite renforcer risque d’être à nouveau partielle. Bien entendu, l’urgence… » read more

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