Getting to know TINA
Today's European Union is modelled on TINA - the idea that There Is No Alternative to neo-liberalism, free markets and capitalist globalization. The result has been a weaker Europe, said Bernard Naron at the Dutch My!Europe conference.
Follow-up to My!Europe?
A Dutch group has written a memorandum on Europe and proposes a follow-up conference to the My!Europe project.
"Europe's heart and soul"
At the My! Europe conference in the Netherlands, participants were invited to write a letter to the next conference or the EU. One of the participants writes here on the three protagonists of the EU: Tusk, Juncker and Schulz.
More heart, more education
These were two of the key-words when participants summed up their opinions at the Dutch conference, the last of the six national My!Europe conferences.
The Netherlands in Europe: Leader or troublemaker?
Are "euroscepticists" just the usual troublemakers or is their criticism justified? So asks Ton Wachter in this introduction to the Dutch Sonnenberg Meeting 26th-30th October - the penultimate of seven My Europe conferences in seven European countries.
The Dutch Ukraine-referendum: Still too much dust in the air!
In the Netherlands, a major problem is the fast growing group of “anti-voters”, writes Ton Wachter about the Dutch "No" to EU's association agreement with Ukraine. Another Dutch referendum is already in the offing, he says – on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Pact with the U.S.
Jung und alt
In der niederländischen Sonnenbergtagung im Oktober 2016 sassen ältere Tagungsteilnehmer und Gymnasialschüler in gemeinsamen Gruppen und diskutierten, wie fern die EU oft vielen Menschen vorkommt, und wie man sie in...