The proposal for an equity reserve will not solve the challenge of making pensions sustainable.
However the war in Ukraine ends, a new iron curtain will follow unless the EU lives up to its ‘geopolitical’ aspirations.
Democratic socialists must take back the concept of freedom from the libertarians, Robert Misik writes.
The war has been widely portrayed as a turning point for EU foreign policy but it is more of an epiphany.
Jacinda Ardern’s resignation reflects the tough headwinds young progressive women face as political leaders.
In the Ukraine war, the Kremlin’s campaign of misinformation keeps Kyiv and its allies guessing.
The EU makes a difference on whether arms exports are governed by values or interests—but it could do more.
The war in Ukraine has highlighted how states and platforms are increasingly in military lock-step.
To counter Russian disinformation and take on populist parties, European politicians should shape the debate around Ukrainian refugees.
Russian soldiers’ mothers are not demonstrating the strong opposition they have in previous conflicts.
Lisa Pelling’s parents moved to Nicaragua to support the revolution. Its leader, she writes, has turned it into a tyranny.
The European Political Community will be a distraction, at best, in the institutional architecture of the continent.
In an increasingly insecure world, Europe should sponsor a renewal of rules-based multilateralism.
The explosive tensions of recent weeks have exposed the limits of the dialogue brokered by the European Union.
Faced with financial and political pressures at home, Poland is inching closer to rule-of-law reforms.
The vetoing of Romania and Bulgaria joining the Schengen zone sent bad signals to the south-eastern EU member states.
The Gulf state’s pursuit of influence shines a light on a systemic problem for the EU—and it’s not a good look.
Deeper and more systemic relations between the European Union and Africa, Nicoletta Pirozzi writes, would benefit both continents.
Robert Misik argues today’s extreme right is sponsoring a brutalisation comparable to historical fascism.
For the Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orbán, the European Union is the enemy, not Vladimir Putin’s Russia.
Despite Ukraine, Paul Mason writes, Europe is still not awake to the security threat it faces.