Swedish migration policy

Translated by Margot Daniele, proofread by Célia Courteix Like every European country, Sweden has been subjected to migration waves. Sweden has seen people entering and leaving for more than a century. In recent years, it has become one of the countries with the most immigration, welcoming many thousands of migrants and refugees each year. In […]

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The Canary Islands route: European migration policy in question

Translated by Margot Daniele, proofread by Marie Peltomaki Situated off the north-west coasts of the African continent, the Canary Islands have been welcoming migrants since the end of summer 2020. At the time of the closing of the Gibraltar Strait, the new migratory route is catalyzing debates to be held about European management in times […]

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New strain of COVID-19: the virus is spreading

Translated by Margot Daniele, proofread by Célia Courteix In numerous European countries, contamination cases by the new coronavirus strain, identified in the United Kingdom, were detected. However, following the discovery of this new strain, many European countries had decided to temporarily suspend trips coming from the United Kingdom. A new variant and questions The British […]

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The European Union: The challenges facing the German presidency of the Council of the European Union

Translated by Marie Peltomaki, proofread by Marine El Hajji Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany, will be holding the Presidency of the Council of the European Union during a six-month period, from 1 July to 31 December 2020. This year, the rotating presidency will be shared between Portugal and Slovenia. The German presidency of the […]

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Is Poland Eurosceptic ?

(Français) Le 20 décembre 2017, la Commission européenne déclenche l’article 7 du Traité de l’UE à l’égard de la Pologne marquant ainsi l’apogée de la crise entre la Pologne et l’Union Européenne (UE) . Néanmoins, les dernières élections européennes ayant lancé un nouveau cycle européen, il est légitime de s’interroger sur la stratégie qui sera adoptée par Bruxelles et Varsovie dans l’évolution de leurs rapports. Analyse.

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Europe : the solution which became the problem

TRANSLATION : GUÉRIC CARDET – REVISION : NATACHA PERRIN After the Maastricht Treaty, the conservative bourgeoisies of Europe were not worried. They understood that the successive treaties made it possible for them to establish their hold on the modalities and orientations regarding the construction of the European Union. The road was free at the time […]

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Sameblod. Crédits : Sophia Olsson NORDISK FILMS

The Sami, Europe’s indigenous people in the search of their identity

Translated by Marie Peltomaki, proofread by Natacha Perrin The Sami people have lived in northern Europe for thousands of years, yet their history is often overlooked. The Swedish film director and screenwriter Amanda Kernell is giving back its voice to the Sami people by diving into their history in her film Sami blood (Sameblod), that […]

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The promises and pitfalls of the 2030 agenda for the EU and European federalism

First published on the by The New Federalist, partner media of Le Journal International Few people remember the historical event that took place on Friday, 25th September 2015, perhaps because it failed to receive the media attention it deserved. Yet, all around the world, the outcomes of this event continue to be felt today, playing […]

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Public shaming is not fading (shame, anger, vote!) [1/5]

An outraged internet mob decided to make you pay. Individuals flock on social media to shame you, to call you names. The internet allowed these people to enter your bubble and use its websites to get more notorious in their action and to oppress you over weeks and weeks. Your private address gets leaked. People […]

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Viktor Orbán: political divorce in the European Parliament

Three months before the European elections, things are not that easy for the first party of the European Parliament. In the election campaign, Viktor Orbán’s Fidesz has been the subject of an exclusion procedure of the European People’s Party (EPP). A logical consequence given the provocations of the Fidesz towards his own European party, in […]

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