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Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 18.06.16 in Brexit
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The General would have been particularly underwhelmed by Boris Johnson’s wavering on such a strategic issue as EU membership. He might have noted that were Boris already Prime Minister he might be campaigning for Britain to remain instead of leading the campaign to leave (aka the campaign to make Boris PM). Boris Johnson is a […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 18.06.16 in News
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In Europe, it is the cities that once again lead the way as places of radical innovation and democratic renewal – and provide answers to the challenges we face in our continent. Since the late Middle Ages, cities in Europe have played a crucial role as places of production, craft, artistic and cultural creation, as […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 17.06.16 in News
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As well as being a long-standing family friend, Nick had also worked with Jo Cox on campaigns to combat the fear and hatred that breeds so much violence in the world, and that sadly has also characterised the European referendum debate in the UK in the last few months. Jo’s family have set up a […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 17.06.16 in News, Openness
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Student associations, political organisations, young and old Europeans mobilised in eight different European countries (the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, France, Spain, Hungary, Romania) to defend Schengen and free movement rights. Four frontiers were crossed, an event took place in the village of Schengen and many people participated in the social-media campaign launched by the organisation […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 13.06.16 in Brexit
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“Behind the scenes everyone is quaking at the thought of the ‘unthinkable’”, writes Thomas Mayer in Austrian daily Der Standard. According to the columnist, the EU is currently so unpopular in the UK that its top officials avoid to show up in Britain or to speak publicly in favor of Remain. As for the European governments it’s even […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 10.06.16 in Brexit, News
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Our challenge is to reconnect with disoriented and unsatisfied citizens to recast an influential Europe able to carry out a project for the future and hope for all; otherwise we will fade away. Without a new political momentum – designed with and for European citizens – we are facing the risk of a stronger rise […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 06.06.16 in News
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No politicians. No soundbites. No insults. Just interested people discussing important questions. One in five voters are still undecided about how to vote on 23 June, and now a series of free podcasts is available to help them make up their minds. EUTheJury is a unique venture, produced entirely by volunteers with a background as radio […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 06.06.16 in Brexit, News
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Answer: They have both just been hugged by a European citizen who is not British. The Hug a Brit (aka Please, Don’t Go UK!) campaign is asking European citizens in the UK and around the world to find a Brit, given him or her a hug, photograph the hug and post it on Facebook. The idea is to love-bomb […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 03.06.16 in Brexit
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More than three months after the EU referendum in the United Kingdom was announced by British Prime Minister David Cameron and less than a month before the British people give their verdict and after countless debates, speeches, articles and commentary, there can be no doubt that the Leave campaign has completely run out of steam. […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 03.06.16 in Brexit, Democracy
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Thirteen of the largest trade unions in the UK are calling for a remain vote in the referendum on EU membership. The 13 unions represent over four million workers – 70% of the affiliated membership of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) – and include the 4 largest unions: the Unite general union, the UNISON public […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 03.06.16 in Brexit
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This article has been written for many friends who have asked for a reasoned view of why I will vote Remain. This article, written for many friends who have asked for a reasoned view of why I will vote Remain, summarises a longer article which sets out the supporting arguments more fully. I include links to evidence […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 03.06.16 in Democracy
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Results in Cyprus’ general election showed the country’s ruling conservatives took the lead in Sunday’s general election, while a far-right party won its first seats in the legislature amid voter disillusionment after a 2013 financial meltdown. Results in Cyprus’ general election showed the country’s ruling conservatives took the lead in Sunday’s general election, while a […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 29.05.16 in Brexit, News
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The Another Europe campaign says that a vote for remain is not a vote for the “status quo”. The EU is in dire need of reform and democracy, and people across Europe need to come together to fight to change it. It also says that the EU remains the best place to fight global issues […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 27.05.16 in News, Resilience
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You can watch live streaming of the conference here: https://www.moas.eu  Annalisa Piras, maker of The Great European Disaster Movie and Wake Up Foundation Trustee will be attending the conference to speak about her new film Europe at Sea, currently in production. Speaking on arrival in Valetta, Malta, Annalisa Piras said: “Europe is facing not a crisis of […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 25.05.16 in News
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On 28th May, DiEM25 , the movement founded by former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, is organising a huge IN rally in London  under the banner, “Vote In: Another Europe Is Possible” . This will be a participatory event with few speeches and many opportunities to talk to the presenters and talk to other participants in […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 25.05.16 in Uncategorized
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If you were going to send them a message, what sort of message would that be? A message of amour pour l’autre? A message of hope ? A message of solidarity? All of the above? The Britain Please Stay campaign is reaching out across Europe and asking EU citizens to send a message to their British friends […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 25.05.16 in News

Anne Appelbaum warns in the Washington Post that what we have just witnessed in Austria and increasingly across Europe is a kind of recrudescence of “national socialism”. Read the analysis from one of our finest contemporary historians here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2016/05/23/the-rise-of-national-socialism-why-austrias-revolution-is-not-over/

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 21.05.16 in News, The Great European Disaster Movie
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Every year the European Youth Forum and the European Parliament organise the EYE (European Youth Event) in Strasbourg. This includes the YO! Fest of Youth Political Festival which this year includes a screening of The Great European Disaster Movie. Read more

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 21.05.16 in News
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The event was a collaboration between AEGEE-Cluj-Napoca, l’Association des Amis des Franck Biancheri (AAFB) and AEGEE-Europe’s Your Vision for Europe project. Operating without a national level, AEGEE gathers 13,000 students spread out over 200 different local associations that are based in 40 different countries. As a non-governmental, politically independent organization, AEGEE strives for a democratic, diverse and […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 21.05.16 in News, The Great European Disaster Movie
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The screening took place at Café Tachles an edgy culture café in the second district of Vienna. The basement cinema, which doubles up as a jazz-club, created an intimate space to watch the movie. In fact at times it felt as if we were ourselves passengers on board the fateful flight that forms the dramatic backdrop to […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 21.05.16 in News
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Frontier Psychoanlayst is a four part discussion series with consultant psychotherapist Dr David Morgan and guests on Resonance FM.  This week: Dr Jonathan Sklar, psychoanalyst and author of “Landscapes of the Dark,” looks at alterity (otherness), particularly in the European context. With guests Roger Casale, founder and CEO, New Europeans; Roger Hartley, economist; and Fernanda Miucci, economist and former government […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 21.05.16 in News, The Great European Disaster Movie
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Nobody knows whether the UK will stay in the European Union or what would happen to Britain or indeed to Europe were the UK to leave. We sat in the austere surroundings of Committee Room 12 in the Palace of Westminster, as the Thames flowed quietly past and the MPs in the neighbouring rooms went […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 18.05.16 in News
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The Day of Awakening was actually a four day programme with screenings of The Great European Disaster Movie in 9 European cities, including Warsaw, Vienna, Stockholm, Kiste, London, Sheffield, Ragusa, Forli, and Cluj. Europe Day was also the occasion to launch our collaboration with Roger Casale and New Europeans. Roger has kindly taken on the […]

Posted by: Daniel Pomlett on 17.05.16 in News
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The Alternative is an​ action-oriented international party and movement with a special focus on serious sustainable transition, everyday democracy and the entrepreneurial creative power of society and individuals. In extending the invitation, the organisers said: “We are very interested in incorporating different voices of progressive Europeans, e.g. yours, which we have come to know through your work in the Wake Up […]

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Europe is at sea

posted by Daniel Pomlett on July 28, 2017

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