Why European Political Parties Need Individual Members

It is no secret that over the past few years the European Union has been going through a difficult period in its development. One which, in a way, we have yet to get over. The economic crisis and the migrant…

Brexit: Theresa May’s Bluff

**Cet article a été publié initialement en français. Vous pouvez trouver la version française ici: contrepoints.org/2017/02/14/280920-brexit-bluff-de-theresa-may** Theresa May has thus decided: the UK will be facing a hard Brexit, by leaving the European single market – an area of more than 500…

The Refugee Crisis: From Short-Term Fixes to a Coherent European Strategy – Julian Slotman and Maya de Waal

The EU-Turkey deal was celebrated by politicians all around Europe as an example of successful European cooperation on a highly pressing issue. It seems to have been effective in discouraging illegal crossings from Turkey to Greece. But is this really…

How to Address the Root Causes of Refugee Flows – Laura de Vries and Bas Vos

Migrants in dire conditions, arriving at Europe’s borders, have been in the news for more than two years now. European states claim to be on top of the situation. But are they? Are they doing enough? And are they doing the…

Brexit from an IN-campaigner’s perspective – Ab Brightman

On June the 23rd I finally fell into bed at 2am, after finishing the final preparations for our Get Out The Vote operation in Oxford with the rest of the Liberal Democrat IN campaign team. Exhausted but wired for the…

Brexit: Alvise Pérez’s Perspective from Leeds, England

Ver más abajo para la versión española de esta entrevista. / See below for the Spanish version of this interview. The potential exit of United Kingdom from the European Union (generally referred to as Brexit) would not just affect British…

Get up, Stand up Europe, Stand up for Union – Jeunes Radicaux de Gauche

Voir ci-dessous pour la version française de cet article. – See below for the French version of this article. We, the children of the European Union, founded in a desire for peace. We, the youth of the Erasmus generation, unhindered…

Hello from the Outside – Lars Brandsås

David Cameron warned the citizens of Great Britain of following in the footsteps of Norway in the question of a continued membership in the European Union, and the Prime Minister could not have been more right. Today we are witnessing…

Results of the Forum “Free Ukraine – Strong Europe” – Anna Rogovchenko

Ukrainian aspirations towards European values and Western standards of living have been followed by difficult challenges and fundamental changes. After the EuroMaidan uprising in 2013-2014 Ukraine has faced the annexation of the Crimea and military conflict in the Donbas, deep…