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A United, Democratised Europe Is Our Only Weapon Against A Dark Continent

Yanis Varoufakis | Posted 03.04.2016 | World
Yanis Varoufakis

Our common dream is the only antidote to the common nightmare already in the works. But to become an effective antidote we need to join forces. We need to overcome the usual tendency of progressives to fall prey to the sirens of discord.

The EU Today Is Not About Peace Among Neighbors, But Power in the World

Tony Blair | Posted 08.05.2014 | World
Tony Blair

The EU must think carefully about where it goes from here, how it reconnects with its citizens' concerns, and how it can better realize its ideals in a changing world. Complacency about the far right's showing, on the grounds that there remains a pro-European majority, is dangerous. Even ardent supporters of Europe think there must be change. In an increasingly multipolar world, in which GDP and population will increasingly be correlated, the rationale for Europe is stronger than ever. Together, Europe's peoples can wield genuine influence. Alone, they will over time decline in relative importance. The 21st century world order will be dramatically different from that of the 20th century. The rationale for Europe today is not peace; it is power.

WATCH LIVE: 'The Tragedy Of The European Union'

Posted 03.13.2014 | World

George Soros is speaking about his new book, "The Tragedy of the European Union" at the London School of Economics on Thursday, March 13th at 2:00-3:3...

Why Germany Needs France: Europe Needs More Than One Big

Ronald Tiersky | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
Ronald Tiersky

Germany can't, and shouldn't be asked to, carry the eurozone or the EU alone. It's not strong enough and the Germans have everything to fear from being, or at least appearing, too successful.

What Ever Happened to Europe?

John Feffer | Posted 12.29.2012 | World
John Feffer

It's not just the European economy that is in crisis. The very idea of Europe has lost its shine. "Europe" once meant a more egalitarian and more tolerant model than the free market orthodoxy reigning in the United States.

A Divided Union

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.14.2012 | World
Marian Salzman

The United States of Europe is in the midst of its own culture war. Will the European Union implode under the weight of its own mess? Or will it hold out long enough to rewrite the rules of cooperation to realign its major powers?