Tag Archives: European identity

Feb 7 2017

Against Anti-Pluralism

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By Max Hänska Citizens are voting for candidates hitherto considered unlikely; the future of the EU, and indeed the post-war international order is in question. It is unsurprising that the current fin de siècle atmosphere, and many citizens’ sense of … Continue reading

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Jun 14 2016

“We Are the Green Ones”: How News on Climate Change Make ‘Us’ European

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By Leif Hemming Pedersen and Magnus Boye Bjerregaard   As research on European integration ever so often seems to point out, the European Union suffers from a democratic deficit. The challenge lies in the distance between lawmakers and citizens, between … Continue reading

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Feb 9 2016

Has the EU failed us, or have we failed to forge a European identity?

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By Marina Prentoulis As a Greek citizen long resident in Britain, I cannot help noticing the almost complete absence of any sense of European identity in the UK. It seems that Britain has never really seen itself as part of … Continue reading

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Jan 6 2016

To be, or not to be: Europe under siege

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By David Held and Kyle McNally It has been a tough year for Europe. Greece, mass migration and terrorism are among the many factors which have unsettled Europe in a profound way. When the EU is seen to stutter and … Continue reading

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Sep 21 2015

Can the EU be hospitable?

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By Jasmine Gani The recent refugee crisis in Europe has been an embarrassing and damaging episode for the EU, which prides itself on its humanitarian credentials.  The awful and tragic image of the little boy Alan Kurdi that went viral … Continue reading

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Sep 15 2015

How Europe talks about itself: Lessons from the Euro Crisis

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By Robert G. Picard Although the continuing Euro Crisis is currently being overshadowed by the refugee crisis in Europe, its economic and political effects continue to shake the foundation of Europe and dampen national economies. There are lessons to be … Continue reading

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May 7 2015

The Double Death of Europe

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By Adrian Pabst Introduction: the broken promise of peace and prosperity The continual crisis in the Eurozone and in Ukraine poses the most serious danger to Europe since the darkest days of the Cold War. Economic devastation in the south … Continue reading

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Jan 22 2015

E-residency – the beginning of a new era or the end of citizenship as we know it?

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By Anne Kaun & Signe Opermann Estonia, one of the smallest EU member states in the North-Eastern part of the Union might not attract new residents and investors with its outstanding nature, weather conditions or natural resources. Who would like … Continue reading

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Jan 8 2015

Pegida shouldn’t be dismissed that easily

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By Alessio Colonnelli President Joachim Gauck and PM Angela Merkel have a point in cautioning the German public that Pegida (a German acronym standing for Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West) could normalize racism. Back in December Gauck … Continue reading

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Dec 3 2014

“We have a long history of getting it wrong on Russia” – Interview with David Crouch

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Euro Crisis in the Press talks to David Crouch about media coverage of EU-Russia relations and the recent search for Russian submarines off the Swedish coast. You were covering the recent search for Russian submarines off the Swedish coast. How well … Continue reading

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