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The danger of nationalisms today: a four-part essay on the lethal logic of the Monocultural National Us

Nationalisms of one kind or another have been with modern human society for centuries. Why write now to urge new attention to the current upsurge in nationalisms?

DiEM25: an example of internal democracy in action

For an inspiring example of internal democracy in action, look no further than DiEM25’s briefing paper on the French elections.

First week of the DiEM25 UK Manifesto Group

How do 57 people write a manifesto?

Something's changing - the launch of DiEM25 in London

Conway Hall gets us going.

 

 

What do mayors do when they get together? A look at the 2016 Global Mayoral Forum

Mayors from over 20 different countries met in the Philippines to discuss the challenges of running a city in the twenty-first century. Here is a rare taste of what mayors talk about when they meet.

Another Brexit debate is possible

The mainstream Brexit debate has essentially been an argument between two branches of the Tory party, but there are shoots of hope arguing for a radical debate on Europe’s future.

The symbolism of NO in Greece

Why getting Greeks to vote NO may be easier than getting them to vote YES.

 

European integration: is it still the dream it once was?

Is EU integration still a priority for states, or have we in fact hit 'peak accession'? Announcing a new joint project between Can Europe Make it? and oDR.

Yanis Varoufakis: cometh the man?

A look at Yanis Varoufakis's journey from maverick economist to Greece's finance minister - as told through his contributions to openDemocracy.

No, we are NOT all Charlie: your view

Cas Mudde's article on the Charlie Hebdo attacks went viral. Here's what some of you had to say in the comments.

Seasons Greetings from Can Europe Make it?

A look back at some of our editors' and contributors' favourite articles from last year.

Catalonia vs Spain: a clash of two debates

Patrice de Beer's article on Catalan independence went viral. With just days to go until the vote, we look at some of the interesting questions raised by the author and you also in the comments.

Now Scotland has had its say, who is next to vote?

The Scottish vote has shown it is possible to have an independence referendum for nations within the EU. So who are the likely candidates to go next?

A black cloud over the EU?

The newly announced Le Pen-Wilders alliance in the European parliament has re-ignited speculation about the rise of the far-right in Europe. What can we expect from this new EU supergroup?

The European elections in May, 2014

How to make European elections coverage less boring than usual? Here is openDemocracy's Can Europe make it? take.

Can Europe make it? looks back at 2013

The editors of our Can Europe make it? debate pick some favourite articles from 2013, and wish you all the best for the new year.

 

Calling for young European bloggers

Are you between the ages of 18 to 25, living in a European country and/or with an interest in European issues? We are looking for bloggers just like you ahead of the 2014 European election.

Shining a spotlight on Poland

Poland has long been the subject of offensive stereotypes and a hostile UK media. Our new Spotlight on Poland hopes to shine a light on this misunderstood country.

Are we sleepwalking into a lost generation?

Youth unemployment in Europe is a social bomb waiting to explode, and yet another proof of the EU’s lack of vision. So what is there to be done?

The eternal return of populism - weekly comments roundup

A look at this week's best reader comments on our Can Europe make it? debate.

 

It's time to bother about Europe

Two interviews with two very different MEPs highlight why - regardless of political viewpoints - we need to start bothering about the European elections.

Introducing Spotlight on Germany

Our new Spotlight on series tackles a major question: is Germany boring?


Der Himmel über Europa - weekly comments roundup

A look at this week's best reader comments on our Can Europe make it? debate.

 

"Irony is dead. Long live irony!" - weekly comments roundup

A look at this week's best reader comments on our Can Europe make it? debate.

 

The land of hypocrisy - weekly comments roundup

A look at this week's best reader comments on our Can Europe make it? debate.

Theory and practice - weekly comments roundup

A look at some of our new debates, as well as this week's best reader comments on our Can Europe make it? debate.

Neoliberalism in Europe - weekly comments roundup

A look at our new front page, as well as this week's best reader comments on our Can Europe make it? debate.

Spying, Bulgaria and the long road to Ithaka - weekly comments roundup

A look at this week's best reader comments on our Can Europe make it? debate.


ERT, Polish populism and Ikaria - weekly comments roundup

A look at this week's best reader comments on our Can Europe make it? debate.

 

Europe from the bottom up, Bosnian solidarity and EU hypocrisy - weekly comments roundup

A look at this week's best reader comments on our Can Europe make it? debate.


Golden Dawn, Brexit and populism: weekly comments roundup

A look at this week's best reader comments on our Can Europe make it? debate.


The democratic game – when it gets serious

In a remarkable article, Benjamin Ward uses his analysis of intolerance in Europe to suggest solutions, a line many are still wary of crossing. 
This is, however, where we start to disagree.

A wimpish speech

By choosing to put party politics before national and European interests, David Cameron has above all shot himself in the foot.

Lessons from the periphery

Democratising the EU is not about Europhilia or Euroscepticism. In modern society, power and democratic accountability go hand in hand. European leaders should draw inspiration from the Union's periphery!

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