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by Jean Lambert MEP, Greens, London /// I was at the Green/EFA Group’s hearing for the European Commission President-designate, Mr Juncker. As far as I am concerned the priorities of the next Commission should be to deliver a low-carbon economy, to seriously tackle the gross economic and social inequalities within the EU and to connect… » read more

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by Petros Fassoulas, Chairman of the European Movement UK/// The rise of UKIP and other far-right movements across Europe is a manifestation of the electorates’ disapproval of mainstream political parties and their handling of the financial crisis that engulfed the world in 2008. Their dissatisfaction is justified. But the European Elections come at a time… » read more

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Two tier Europe – really?

by Dr Richard Corbett, Member of the European Parliament 1996-2009, Advisor to the President of the European Council 2010-14, MEP candidate in the May 2014 elections/// People have been discussing a multi-tier Europe for decades: after all, the ECSC project in 1950 created what was then seen as a two-speed Europe, involving just 6 of… » read more

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