This Time, It Has to Be Different!

My name is Stephanie. I am 24 years old and study European Studies in Frankfurt/Oder. A small town in Western Germany. 30 000 inhabitants. A town like many others in this country. Shortly before Easter, holiday season: nothing is disturbing the quiet idyll of this small town. Along the roads politicians on posters send Happy […]

Read more

Is it Really Different this Time?

My name is Julian. I am a 29-year old political analyst based in Berlin working for an independent, non-profit think tank. This time, it’s different. This is the official slogan of this year’s European elections. The innovations of the Lisbon Treaty that will come into effect this year for the very first time offer tools […]

Read more

A wish for the elections

  My name is Héctor. I am 24 years old and I am a political and international relations analyst. I work at a think tank in the beautiful city of Barcelona.  What I write here reflects solely my own views. In the last 2 years I have visited Brussels lots of times and for different […]

Read more