TTIP and CETA – Myths Debunked

90,000 protesters in Hanover (Germany) expressed their displeasure and discomfort with the secret negotiations about TTIP and CETA, when Obama visited the city in April. 250,000 had preceded them last October in Berlin. Meanwhile more than 3.45 million people have signed the online petition Stop TTIP – I am one of them. On Monday, 2 […]

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A European Union of Citizens?

My name is Daniel and I am 26-year old European Studies master student from Hanover, Germany. I consider myself as pro-European but EU-critical. To begin with, I would like to remind you of something which disappeared in the abyss of public inattention during the summer break. After all, the World Cup did not only fill […]

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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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