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New Year's predictions from Michal Siewniak

I love sport, football in particular. Although I had an opportunity to serve as a local councillor in Welwyn Hatfield, I occasionally feel that I am a “spectator”, not a “player”, when it comes to my voting rights in the UK.

Words matter - normalising lies and alternative facts in Trumps's America and beyond

After Joe Biden’s victory over Donald Trump for U.S. president, reinforced by Democrats Jon Osoff and Raphael Warnock winning the two Senate seats in Georgia and thus securing a Democratic majority not only in the Senate but also in the Congress, we are currently – and not surprisingly – confronted with disappointment and much anger from many of Trump’s loyal followers, writes New Europeans' member Ruth Wodak. 

Democracy as system change, a dream come true? Interview with Miklós Haraszti

New Europeans' partner organisations, the Union of European Federalists and Young European Federalists Hungary are organizing a series of talks, d

Bread and Roses

Bread and Roses

Down the corridor, the 'Polexit' sign has gone up

When a member state’s leaders do not engage in solutions to pan-EU problems, but prioritise national uniqueness and promote antipathy towards the European project, we know the process to leave the EU has begun.

Tribute to Giscard d'Estaing

Tributes and eulogies for France’s former Head of State, Valéry Giscard d’Estaing occupy our media with the sad news of the death of this larger than life character.

Will Brexit be day the music died?

Those fortunate enough to make a living from the “liberal” professions such as journalists, artists, actors and musicians are dependent upon many factors, one of the most important of which is freedom of movement. 

Universal basic income and pandemic preparedness

As we think about building societies that can be ready for pandemics and resilient to shocks, basic income needs to be part of the picture, argue Jamie Cooke and Jurgen De Wispelaere

Dare to Care

It is often not easy to be positive these days, is it? However, despite some major local and global challenges, I am remaining positive.

Hungary's students mobilise for academic freedom

Szabad Egyetem  ('Open Unviersity') was formed in October 2018 to contest the position of the Hungarian government towards the Central European University (CEU). This is their story.

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