The Really Big Deal

My name is Julian. I am a 29-year old political analyst based in Berlin working for an independent, non-profit think tank. Finally, the dust of institutional reshuffling which started with the 2014 European Parliament elections has settled. The last act of this procedure was the approval of Jean-Claude Juncker’s college of Commissioners by the European […]

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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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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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