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Author: Christopher Houtkamp (Board-member and Webeditor European Student Think Tank) The West deems itself superior. Unfortunately that is an undeniable fact. We have democracy, rule of law, ‘Universal’ Human Rights. What’s more? Our culture is top-class and even in economic and military terms we’re still number one (though we’re on the verge of losing the… » read more

The Spinelli phenomenon

Altiero Spinelli was the heavyweight of the European federalist movement, first as activist, then as a very hardworking MEP. What does classic federalism want? In a nutshell it’s autonomy of the member states, under a common judicial and legislational authority, and the citizens’ democratic rights are provided by the Union. As decades went by federalism… » read more

Today’s politicians and political journalists seem to try to set the readers’ mind against nationalism. A month ago The Washington Post published an article, warning Europeans to take serious the rise of nationalist movements, as they put the existence of the EU at risk. The author also says that European infrastructure is dimmed by national… » read more

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