Emmanuel Macron’s recent speech in Athens puts on the table the great political challenges facing the EU. Rebuilding citizens’ trust, democratising the EU, opening the European election to trans-European lists, politically refounding the Eurozone… These ideas are truly echoeing another speech, delivered 20 years ago, in Athens too, by Franck Biancheri, at the time when, … Continue reading From “Biancheri Athens 1998″ to “Macron Athens 2017″: Upgrading democracy takes 20 years (FBN)
#1Head2Votes Amazing week on the European Federalists (UEF) campaign for transnational EU lists: they might come to life. Apologies to my FB friends who are not interested by EU affairs, but I want to share this with all those who support us, and me, as I am spearheading this campaign. * Monday 4: France announces … Continue reading #1Head2Votes – Transnational EU lists: an amazing week (Giorgio Clarotti, UEF)
(video by Boris Dieval) With, Mariapaola Cherchi (IT/BE) for a federal Europe of the citizens, Reka Salamon (HU) for a future-oriented Europe, Pierre Larrouturou (FR) for a social Europe, Erik Edman (GR/SU) for a Democracy in Europe 2025, Adrian Taylor (UK/DE) for a New Paradigm, Filipe Santos Henriques (PT/DE) for a sustainable Europe Our debators took … Continue reading Video: Political panel “Changing Europe, yes! But what for?” Saturday July 1st – Just as if you were on the #CitizensRoute73 !