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The European Elections 2014 in a Nutshell

This post by me is cross-posted from OneEurope. The original post can be found here. Five years have passed since the last European elections; now we are going to elect our European representatives for the eighth time, since they were first held in 1979. All citizens in the 28 European Union member states …

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The Federal Constitutional Court of Germany – a punch in the face of European democracy

This post by me is cross-posted from OneEurope. The original post can be found here. On February 26th, the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany ruled that the three-percent electoral threshold for the European elections is unconstitutional. This would mean that in May, any political party may enter the European Parliament provided that …

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Towards a real European democracy

Currently different possible solutions to overcome the European financial crisis are discussed and many tools have been implemented already in the economic and financial sector. We have big turmoil within the European debate. Some argue in favour for more European integration and some argue to renationalise policy areas. The deconstruction …