February 14, 2017

Burkhard Schwenker: Set Priorities and Implement Them

Europe is threatened by disintegration. There are quite a number of people who don’t believe that the European Union will be able to rise to the challenges of Brexit, nationalist populism and America’s shift towards isolationism and protectionism. Professor Burkhard Schwenker, Senior Partner at Roland Berger and a member of United Europe, disagrees. In a an essay for our website – here’s the link to the full piece in German – , he argues that the European Union can successfully negotiate … – More

"Quick implementation requires priorities. There are two that are obvious for the European Union: growth and defence"

Burkhard Schwenker

February 8, 2017 - News from United Europe

Mathias Döpfner: How to Counter Fake News

Don’t make laws against fake news. Don’t hold Facebook or Twitter accountable for the content posted by their users. Don’t punish them for false information. Finally, don’t believe that government subsidies are a good way to bolster news gathering and fact checking. Mathias Döpfner, Chairman and CEO of Axel Springer SE, one of Europe’s largest …

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January 10, 2017 - Young European Voices

Campaign Lessons: How We Walked into Disaster

By Antoinette Hage I first started campaigning for the Democrats Abroad in the UK in July 2015 as I knew that a Hillary Clinton presidential run was on the horizon. Since then I’ve been back and forth from the United States with the primary and presidential campaign teams in New Hampshire. I also joined Britain …

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