The élite vs the burbs

The Yellow Vest protests have highlighted Macron’s frailties. He must work to revive his political programme and get the majority of those who voted for him to back it
Jean-Pierre Darnis • Monday, 22 April 2019 10:59

“Ode to Joy” or “La Marseillaise”?

As the French president’s European enthusiasm wanes, partly due to the geopolitical climate, the French nationalists take to the streets
Paola Peduzzi • Sunday, 21 April 2019 16:27

The ineffectual revolt

Why have Macron’s reforms stalled? Is it just a problem of communication or are there other underlying issues?
Francesco Saraceno • Thursday, 18 April 2019 14:25

A new history for Hungary

Interview with the historian Gábor Egry on the government’s projects to change and reinvent Hungary’s past including Budapest’s architectural layout
Simone Benazzo • Wednesday, 17 April 2019 14:32

Leadership required

Only Europe can hope to stonewall the glorification of the nation state as proclaimed by the Trump administration
Erik Jones • Saturday, 13 April 2019 16:07

Tbilisi, Salome’s dream

Salome Zurabishvili is the first woman president of the former Soviet Republic. The ex-diplomat with a French accent is set on making her country part of the EU
Riccardo Intini • Tuesday, 09 April 2019 12:34

Gibraltar, the rock of discord

The European Union has stepped in once again to solve the longstanding dispute between Spain and UK. And Madrid wins: another negative Brexit outcome for Elizabeth's subjects
Mario Magarò • Friday, 05 April 2019 13:04

Yulia's return

The incumbent president versus the revived Yulia Tymoshenko, ahead in the polls. But an outsider, comedian Volodymir Zelensky, could spoil the party
Oleksiy Bondarenko • Monday, 01 April 2019 16:05

Brexit is about to get real

Unravelling decade-long ties is bound to be exprensive. The United Kingdom is heading towards vassal status in a strenghtened Eu
Alessandro Marrone • Thursday, 28 March 2019 12:24

A social Europe exists

Social policies, employment and a common European welfare are essential objectives to revive a caring community as well as a trading one
Francesco Clementi • Sunday, 24 March 2019 14:25

No strategic vision: Europe and nuclear deterrence

An ECFR report explains that no European initiative designed to promote strategic nuclear autonomy is currently practicable...
ECFR Rome • Saturday, 23 March 2019 15:14

European Union: hits and myths

Let’s try to clear up a few clichés and debunk misunderstandings relating to Brussels’ institutions
Pagellapolitica • Wednesday, 20 March 2019 16:09

The Brussels Report

North Macedonia has begun the process to obtain NATO membership. The Japan-EU Free Trade Agreement. Maxi fine antitrust to MasterCard
Ilaria Sbarigia • Saturday, 16 March 2019 12:37

Paris overthrown

The yellow vest movement began far from urban centres but is an indication of the fractures that run through all of French society
Danilo Ceccarelli • Tuesday, 12 March 2019 14:41

Supply-side rules the day

It is included in this year’s expansive economic budget, as it was in 2018. Yet there’s still no sign of public investment
Roberta Carlini • Sunday, 10 March 2019 15:43

Emmanuel’s comeback

The Yellow Vest movement and its barricading style devoid of any coherent plan is starting to wear thin. It now resembles Italy’s Five Star Movement, but without Grillo and Casaleggio
Giuseppe Scognamiglio • Friday, 08 March 2019 14:18

The impossible alliance

The coalition parties, the League and 5SM, are preparing to wage electoral battle, albeit meekly and without putting their government at risk
Gerardo Fortuna • Wednesday, 06 March 2019 14:59

+ Europe in the world

There is only one way to react to the US-China war: accelerate the integration process. This would help manage crises, economic and social development and foreign policies
Giuseppe Scognamiglio • Monday, 04 March 2019 12:34