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Transnational political parties: An urgent revision of the legal status is required! This is possible up to 13 November

On 13 September the European Commission initiated a consultation process on the revision of the status of European political parties, the link to this document is here: Amendment on statute and funding of European political parties and European political foundations This revision does not foresee any opening of the European elections to truly trans-European lists, as it relies still on

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THIRD WARNING TO COMMISSIONAR MS MALSTROM IN THE DIALOGUE BETWEEN CIVIL SOCIETY AND THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION (Dr Jean Philippe Cornelis)

*by Dr Jean Philippe Cornelis coordinator of the: Civic Forum Creatopia in Anthropology, University of Louvain La Neuve, Belgium and also commissioned by the: Maison du Peuple d’Europe, Démocrate et Progressiste, Brussels   Commissionar Malmström, we thank you for this third invitation to a dialogue with the Civil Society about the CETA agreement.   But to be frank, the more we

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[EN] Call for players able to change the media world in Europe: Horizon 2019, less than two years to promote a political debate with European accents ! (Marie-Hélène Caillol)

When I was 23, in 1988, I spent a year in Cairo, Egypt. At the time, the Europeans were laughing at the Egyptian information system focused on declarations, encounters and shaken hands of the state’s supreme leader, Hosni Mubarak. Nowadays, 30 years later, it is clear that, as a public debate, the microphones of the media are all directed to

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[EN] Comments on a proposed „Treaty for the Democratisation of the Eurozone“ by Thomas Piketty and Friends (Christel Hahn)

Piketty’s „Pour un traité de démocratisation de l’Europe“, which is available in french since March, has just been released in german as „Für ein anderes Europa“ (for a different Europe). The subtitle of the german book clarifies, that the book presents a „Treaty for the Democratisation of the Eurozone“1, a very specific project, which of course should generally advance the

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[FR] De “Biancheri Athènes 1998″ à “Macron Athènes 2017″ : Mettre à niveau la démocratie prend 20 ans (FBN)

Le récent discours d’Emmanuel Macron à Athènes pose les grands défis politiques auxquelles l’UE est confrontée. Reconstruire la confiance des citoyens, démocratiser l’UE, ouvrir l’élection européenne aux listes trans-nationales, fonder politiquement la zone euro… ces idées sont le fidèle écho d’un autre discours, prononcé il y a 20 ans, à Athènes également, par Franck Biancheri

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