An Apology of Populism (4): Democracy by Conflict, not by Consensus

My name is Sebastiano I’m a 24 years old student in Macroeconomics and co-founder of TRAM:E (Theory, Reflection, Action, Movement: Europe). Born Italian, raised Belgian, French, German. Migrant by nature. Boundaries, borders… not my thing. Polyglot. “I don’t know what distinguishes us”. The Socialist Spitzenkandidat Martin Schulz couldn’t have found better words to put in […]

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An Apology of Populism (3): Eurocriticals and the Federalist Leap

My name is Sebastiano I’m a 24 years old student in Macroeconomics and co-founder of TRAM:E (Theory, Reflection, Action, Movement: Europe). Born Italian, raised Belgian, French, German. Migrant by nature. Boundaries, borders… not my thing. Polyglot. All Eurosceptic parties considered in the previous two posts (first and second) are – despite their ideological differences and […]

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An Apology of Populism (2): Lost in Formation

My name is Sebastiano I’m a 24 years old student in Macroeconomics and co-founder of TRAM:E (Theory, Reflection, Action, Movement: Europe). Born Italian, raised Belgian, French, German. Migrant by nature. Boundaries, borders… not my thing. Polyglot. By my count – a very subjective one, I reckon, following the categorisation in the previous post –166 Eurosceptics […]

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Some Thoughts on Podemos

  My name is Héctor. I am 25 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. One of the most surprising facts in the European election in Spain were the five […]

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Really Surprised?

I’m Christoforos, an expat Greek in his late twenties who tries to make the most out of his nomadic life. With background in media and communications, I experience the daily struggle to find accurate information and stay open to new theories that might convince me to re-consider. Why are EU commentators making such efforts to […]

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