Posts Tagged: European Union

Bracklash: Post-Brexit UK politics

A lot has happened in the weeks following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. Not only was the result shocking, it has rocked British politics from all sides. David Cameron, Nigel Farage, and Michael Gove are gone, Boris Johnson

Bracklash: Post-Brexit UK politics

A lot has happened in the weeks following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. Not only was the result shocking, it has rocked British politics from all sides. David Cameron, Nigel Farage, and Michael Gove are gone, Boris Johnson

EU throws money at the migrant problem

On February 3, the EU’s 28 member states agreed upon how exactly to finance a three billion euro migrant facility in Turkey. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, whose country is currently holding the rotating Presidency of the Council of the

EU throws money at the migrant problem

On February 3, the EU’s 28 member states agreed upon how exactly to finance a three billion euro migrant facility in Turkey. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, whose country is currently holding the rotating Presidency of the Council of the

The EU stumbles again on Syria

Once again the EU has proved itself incapable of giving a unified and coherent policy when faced with an external issue. Syria is not only a humanitarian disaster, it is also a conflict that is having direct consequences in Europe

The EU stumbles again on Syria

Once again the EU has proved itself incapable of giving a unified and coherent policy when faced with an external issue. Syria is not only a humanitarian disaster, it is also a conflict that is having direct consequences in Europe

Not in the SOTEU: Turkey

The President of the European Commission, Jean Claude-Junker delivered his first “State of the European Union” (SOTEU) address today, mainly focusing on the serious and ongoing refugee crisis that Europe has struggled to cope with. With his calls for the

Not in the SOTEU: Turkey

The President of the European Commission, Jean Claude-Junker delivered his first “State of the European Union” (SOTEU) address today, mainly focusing on the serious and ongoing refugee crisis that Europe has struggled to cope with. With his calls for the

Europe’s shortsighted migrant policy

The European Union has made pathetic attempts to “solve” the current migration status. It has sent ships to the Mediterranean. It has tried to get its member states to agree to take on more migrants so that Italy and Greece

Europe’s shortsighted migrant policy

The European Union has made pathetic attempts to “solve” the current migration status. It has sent ships to the Mediterranean. It has tried to get its member states to agree to take on more migrants so that Italy and Greece

A double majority for the EU referendum

At the debate with all seven parties, Scotland and Wales used the opportunity to call on the larger national parties to ensure any in/out referendum on the EU would have to reach majorities in all UK countries in order for

A double majority for the EU referendum

At the debate with all seven parties, Scotland and Wales used the opportunity to call on the larger national parties to ensure any in/out referendum on the EU would have to reach majorities in all UK countries in order for

UK elections: little change for Europe

There’s been much talk and media attention (including the usage of the wonderful new word “Brexit”) on the consequences of the UK general election on Europe and on Britain’s membership to the bloc. But is there really much to fear

UK elections: little change for Europe

There’s been much talk and media attention (including the usage of the wonderful new word “Brexit”) on the consequences of the UK general election on Europe and on Britain’s membership to the bloc. But is there really much to fear