February 23, 2016
There are little more than a hundred days left to convince the British that their future lies in Europe. That’s not very much time given all the negative factors. Public opinion seems to be leaning towards Brexit; only about 20 percent are still undecided. Both big parties are, at best, unenthusiastic about Europe. Labour is led by a former Eurosceptic, and the Conservatives are split with London’s popular mayor Boris Johnson leading the anti-European campaign. The press is … – More
"We need to believe in Britain’s essential role in Europe, both economically and politically"
August 22, 2016 - News & Opinions
This is a story from ancient Rome that modern Britain seems to have forgotten. More than 2000 years ago, a father once gathered his older boys around him. He gave them a bunch of sticks. He asked his sons to break the bunch. One after the other tried – but no one succeeded. Then the …
July 28, 2016 - Young European Voices
By Philipp Schröder The Brexit Shock or: Is the EU Falling Apart? The news in the early morning hours of June 24th 2016 came as a shock, when the BBC announced that the “Leave” campaign had an unassailable lead. The outcome was not quite unexpected. Numerous polls in the run up to the EU referendum …