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Disability and ableism in the European Union, what politics can (and must) do

Apr 26, 2022
If we want to overcome the ableism still largely dominating the political debate, we also need to have much more diverse political representation.

The future of Poland is in the EU

Nov 18, 2021
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Where nationalism is born, support for Europe will grow

Dec 10, 2020
AUR's entry into Parliament was a shock to both the current political class and civil society.

Moldovan elections – Crossroads or hotfix?

Nov 6, 2020
Stakes are high as pro-European Maia Sandu won the first electoral round against incumbent President Igor Dodon.

Why the EU should push for Taiwan’s presence at the WHO assembly

Nov 5, 2020
With the World Health Assembly resuming its activities next week, Europe must rise to the occasion
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Europe. The last herbivore in a world full of carnivores.

Nov 5, 2020
From Government officials to European diplomats, we have heard this expression is repeated as a bleak assessment on the EU’s foreign policy.
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Reproductive healthcare is the foundation of gender equality!

Oct 28, 2020
Without safe and equal access to contraceptives for all, women’s sexual health and freedom will remain under siege.

Europe needs a ‘Two Chinas’ Doctrine

Sep 30, 2020
The EU will be able to truly make its mark when working with China only through a bold and comprehensive strategy.
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Missed Opportunity

Jul 29, 2020
Damian Boeselager, Valerie Sternberg, Friederike Schier und Sophie Trautmann in "FAZ Einspruch"
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Wanted: A Federalist Debate

Jul 27, 2020
Joel Boehme in "Europe Today"

Rutte should have looked beyond the Dutch interest

Jul 23, 2020
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Discussing Life on Lesbos with a Member of the European Parliament

Jul 5, 2020
Interview mit Damian Boeselager on Spotify
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Europeans’ moral grandstanding must be backed up with actions, not pretty words

Jun 18, 2020
Kim Leonard Smouter, Volt Belgium’s lead candidate in the European 2019 elections, writes a response to the killings of people of African descent...
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European Union, solidarity should not only be a word

Apr 28, 2020
Sofia Gentiloni Silveri and Joel Boehme in "La Repubblica"
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Open Letter to the European Council

Apr 22, 2020
The current pandemic has brought us together as European citizens. Healthcare staff and key workers throughout Europe have...
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Third time's the charm - Europe must shockproof itself

Apr 1, 2020
Joel Boehme in "EURACTIV"
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Reform the European asylum rules

Mar 4, 2020
Mihaela Siritanu and Joel Boehme in "Europe Today"