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Too Little, too Late? The European Parliament Elections and the Future of Migration

Written by Claire Byrne & Laura Schmeer Article 1 for the EST Working Group on Migration When writing this first publication for the working group on migration, we sought to analyze what impact the European Parliament elections will have on migration policy… Continue Reading →

The Great Realignment: Who will own the cosmopolitan side of the debate?

Written by Juuso Järviniemi Disclaimer: This article has already been published with The New Federalist. You can find it here. Many say that the great Western political conflict of the 21st century won’t be over economic redistribution, but between cosmopolitanism and… Continue Reading →

Panem et circenses: Bosnia and Herzegovina general elections

Written by Enna Zone Donlic On 7th of October 2018, Bosnia and Herzegovina had the  8th general elections since independence. 72 political parties and 39 independent candidates were running for the position of Presidency, representatives in the Parliament at the… Continue Reading →

The EST hosts a Citizens’ Consultation for Europe at the French National Assembly

As part of the IdentifyEUrope campaign, the EST hosted a Youth Debate on the European feeling in France on May 24th 2018 at the French National Assembly. Officially recognised as a Citizens’ Consultation for Europe by the French General Secretariat… Continue Reading →

Visegrád perspectives: Fuss about refugees in the Czech Republic

In this new series of articles, EST ambassadors of Visegrád countries will focus a certain issue in their country. This article concentrates on refugees in the Czech Republic and will focus on two different aspects: the political one and media… Continue Reading →

Premier league or Championship? The EU in and after the Czech election

The Czech Elections on October 20th-21st changed the Czech political landscape dramatically. The winner was the recently founded political party ANO, which received 26 percent of the popular vote. After the ANO, three parties gained around 11 percent of the… Continue Reading →

Rechtsruck! An Insight into Austria’s Shift to the Right

When the world turns its attention to Austria, and if the news is not about Vienna being attested the highest quality of life, then it would most likely be about the far-right party coming to power. On October 15, 2017,… Continue Reading →

The Rule of Law in Today’s Poland

For a very long time Poland has been seen as the epitome of a successful political and economic transformation from socialism to a capitalist regime. This sweet picture started collapsing two years ago. In fact, the ultra conservative party Law… Continue Reading →

Lowering the Minimum Age for Voting: Good or Bad Idea?

In this term Spain’s Parliament refused to give to those who are under 18 the right to vote. Concretely, this proposition, which was redacted by Esquerra Republicana (left wing of the Catalonian independents), was rejected by the votes of Popular Party (PP)… Continue Reading →

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