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Comments on a proposed “Treaty for the Democratisation of the Eurozone” by Thomas Piketty and Friends (Christel Hahn)

Piketty’s “Pour un traité de démocratisation de l’Europe”, which is available in french since March, has just been released in german as „Für ein anderes Europa“ (for a different Europe). The subtitle of the german book clarifies, that the book presents a „Treaty for the Democratisation of the Eurozone“1, a very specific project, which ...

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Agora of Euroland Citizens, by LEAP2020

What is the Euroland Agora? VISION Euroland Agora recognizes Eurozone as a fertile ground to initiate the political and democratic integration of Europe. Based on this idea, Euroland Agora aims at contributing to the emergence of a democratic Euroland at the heart of the EU, in an innovating way that ...

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LEAP launches new working group – « Euroland Governance 2020 »: completing the Eurozone’s institutional embryo, securing its democratic articulation

For some twenty years, the building and management of Europe took place in the framework of the European Union (EU) which replaced in 1992 the previous framework, called European Community. This framework is now breathless. Questioned by member-states and citizens alike, attacked on every front, it endangers the European project ...

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A certain idea of the Netherlands

by Jos de Beus 29/03/2006 “An interesting era is always an enigmatic one, which promises little rest, prosperity, continuity, security” Paul Valéry, Variété (1938), quoted by Eugen Weber The Hollow Years, France in the 1930s, London Sinclair-Stevenson, 1995, p.3. The distance of two related European peoples The Netherlands, recently, has ...

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European Regional Policy in the Netherlands.

by Laura Trofin 11/10/2004 The Netherlands appears seldom in publications dealing with regional policy, genuine or European. Countries like Spain, Italy, Ireland, Germany mostly incite the researchers interests. Despite the small dimensions of the country and of the structural funds implemented here, the manner in which regional policy is understood ...

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France’s industrial policy after the Aventis-Sanofi merger

by Tim Rogmans 16/06/2004 It took until the terrorist attacks in Madrid for French Prime Minsiter Raffarin to finally speak out on the battle for Aventis between French/German Sanofi and the Switzerland based Novartis. Raffarin said that in this age of terrorism France must make sure that it always has ...

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2004 or the birth of Euroland

by Franck Biancheri 12/02/2004 2004 will be the year of enlargement (certainly), the constitution (perhaps) and Euroland (undoubtedly)! The Stability Pact, which had never had the slightest chance of working to manage Euroland, has now lapsed. The EU-25 will be paralysed from May 2004 and will therefore become unable to ...

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