Newsletter subscribe
Archive

Young and Politically Active

Posted: May 1, 2014 at 21:12   /   Germany

Like their mother party counterparts, these young politicians agree that there is a lot to criticise about the EU. Even Katharina Borngässer from the Young European Federalists, a youth organization that promotes European integration, criticises the union—but being critical is not the same as wanting to leave or break it up. “We want to be […]

No Comments read more

Pseudo-euroscepticism: German thoughts, EU implications

Posted: May 1, 2014 at 11:08   /   Germany

Founded just over a year ago, the Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) promises Germany an alternative: a way out of the eurozone, a redefined immigration policy, and a less invasive EU. Their rhetoric is not as rash as Marine Le Pen’s Front National in France, or Nigel Farage’s Ukip in the UK—this is a party of […]

No Comments read more

Interview: MEP Rebecca Harms discusses Karlsruhe court decision and reaching social targets

Posted: April 15, 2014 at 13:06   /   Germany

Earlier this month, Germany’s Green Party spoke with Euroviews at their European election campaign launch. The party co-chairs, Rebecca Harms and Sven Giegold, were in Berlin on April 2 to announce the changes they hope to make in the European Parliament. By Michelle Pucci In 2009, the Greens won 12 per cent of the vote […]

No Comments read more