The 2014 European elections and the European Parliament in five minutes flat!
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The 2014 European elections and the European Parliament in five minutes flat!

In one month, the 2014 European elections will be held, a very important election in the current political context we know today. The campaign has just started and most of our co-citizens still do not know how the Members are elected and how the Parliament, the only multinational institution democratically elected in the world, works. … Continue reading

Green Dany’s goodbye
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Green Dany’s goodbye

On this week, the European Parliament hold its last plenary session in Strasbourg, before the next May elections. Three emblematic MEPs have said goodbye to the Strasbourg hemicycle during this session: Joseph Daul, EEP group leader, Hannes Swodoba, S&D group leader and especially Daniel Cohn-Bendit, EFA/Greens co-leader. I couldn’t end this week without dealing with … Continue reading

Is French Parti Socialiste (still) a party of activists?
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Is French Parti Socialiste (still) a party of activists?

What a crazy week at Solferino (the PS national headquarters) and inside the French government. On this Tuesday, new junior ministers were appointed to join the Valls government. If some appointments have been welcomed (for instance Fleur Pellerin staying as International Trade junior minister and Axelle Lemaire as Digital junior minister), others have been controversial … Continue reading