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Winners and losers in the 2018 World Cup

javier | Jul 13, 2018

In a World Cup there is no right or wrong. It is all about winning and staying, or losing and leaving. However, we all know that losing  is always worse. After Germany’s unexpected exit,...

Don’t give up, friends in Turkey!

javier | Jun 25, 2018

On 24th of June, Turkey held snap presidential and parliamentary elections. Both took place under a state of emergency declared after 15th of July 2016 with a high voter turnout at almost 87%. ...

Refugee Day: Stop Deportations to Afghanistan!

javier | Jun 20, 2018

European countries are deporting back young Afghans who have never set foot in the country, or not lived there since they were infants. European countries are deporting back mothers and fathers who...

CAP Reform: Radical Transformation Needed!

teo | Jun 11, 2018

On Friday 1st June, European Commissioner Phil Hogan presented the plans of the European Commission to reform the EU Common Agricultural Policy. With its proposal, the European Commission is failing...

¡Adiós, Rajoy!

javier | Jun 1, 2018

Today the Spanish Parliament has voted a no-confidence motion presented by the leader of the socialist party (PSOE), Pedro Sánchez, against the conservative Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy (PP). One...

Ireland has spoken: the time of oppressive Eighth amendment is over!

javier | May 27, 2018

An end to 35-year struggle for Irish women’s right to self-determination and to safe, legal abortion is at last now in sight!With the turnout being highest in country’s history and hitting the...

GDPR - our privacy is not for sale, anymore!

javier | May 22, 2018

This week is very special for European citizens regarding the protection of their data. First, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect this Friday. Second, Facebook...

The fight is not over yet!

javier | May 17, 2018

Today, on May 17, 2018, the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, we proudly celebrate recent legal victories for LGBTQI rights, while continuing to stand in solidarity with...

#FYEG30 Utrecht: FYEG’s future is feminist!

javier | May 14, 2018

Between May 9 and 12, 2018, the Federation of Young European Greens (FYEG) gathered for its annual General Assembly (GA) and a parallel Spring Conference, this time celebrating the 30 years of the...

Europe decides our future, we want to decide Europe

javier | May 9, 2018

In a globalized world, we have global challenges. It is an illusion to think that the crises we are facing, such as the ecological and migration crises are solvable on a national level. The coming...

Europe, defend freedom of the press!

javier | May 3, 2018

Joint Statement on the Freedom of the Press in EuropeOn 24 April, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) published its annual World Press Freedom Index. This year, the Index paints a particularly grim...

This year on earth day: Be rebellious and change the system!

javier | Apr 22, 2018

Our earth could use some love. Slowly but steadily we are polluting and destroying the only planet we know we can survive. The problem is not that we don’t know how to change this. The problem is...

EPP, How European are you, when you side with nationalists?

javier | Apr 10, 2018

Viktor Orban’s campaign based on racism, antisemitism and xenophobia, as well as on in-your-face lies, has won him a comfortable majority in the Hungarian parliament. This majority is based on an...

Bayer-Mosanto: Merger from hell

teo | Mar 21, 2018

The European Commission has just authorised the merger of the two biotech giants Monsanto and Bayer. This is very bad news for biodiversity, small farmers, our health and our food security. Our...

Don't let Brexit make us strangers!

teo | Mar 21, 2018

This week the EU27 leaders will come together again to discuss the terms for the Brexit deal. Ignorance towards what’s different is what caused so many people to vote for Brexit. Therefore, we want...

Anniversary of the EU-Turkey Deal

javier | Mar 18, 2018

Two years ago the EU decided to sell its soul for the sake of keeping refugees as far away from its shores as possible. After two years it is pretty clear that the EU-Turkey deal is one big,...

Selmayr Appointment Another Example of Juncker Commission’s Disregard for Basic Rules

javier | Mar 13, 2018

On 21 February, Martin Selmayr was appointed Secretary General of the European Commission, effective as of 1 March. The appointment happened through an expedited process that manifestly violates the...

An empowered woman* is a disobedient woman

javier | Mar 7, 2018

Today, on International Women's Rights Day, we call for disobedience. There is a strong need to disobey the established order and break down the patriarchal system enshrined within our society. Not...

Italy: EU migration policies are not only hurting migrants, they hurt all Europeans

javier | Mar 6, 2018

Today, as the election results in Italy are being released, we see that anti-European are still on the rise. Italy is suffering an economic crisis, where unemployment numbers have gone up...

Debate: Shrinking space for civil society

javier | Feb 6, 2018

Tomorrow the European Parliament will discuss the much lamented “shrinking space for civil society”. Worldwide we see dramatic and frightening infringements on civil liberties. It is always...