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The leaders of the European Union guide democracy in name only. In practice, they constantly override it and violate fundamental democratic norms on a grand scale. The anti-democratic practices in the Council of the EU, also known as the Council of Ministers, are a real scandal. Anyone who follows the passage of legislation in the EU, and in particular the means by which monetary union is controlled, must come to this conclusion.

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Brexit is changing Europe - already

Brexit, Election 2019, EU reform

When is Brexit coming? This month, next month, next year - or not at all? Our WG Europe spokesman Stefan Padberg claims that: "It's already here! The Brexit referendum of June 2016 has already profoundly changed our perception of Europe. And Brexit has lost its charme.“

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From 23-26 May, the European elections take place. This is our only chance, once every 5 years, to have a direct influence on the course of the European Union. But are elections really enough to ensure democracy?

We don't think so! That's why we are campaigning for fundamental democratic reforms of the EU - by putting citizens center stage!

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A campfire is a place where people meet. In former times they met to talk about the topics of common interest. Think of Red Indian or Germanic tribes (the famous Althing in Iceland f.e.). The modern public campfire is Parliament. In public debate the deputies dispute the pros and cons of a topic and decide by simple majority. But where is the campfire on European level?

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For A European Constitutional Convention

The EU is mired in crisis, disoriented by Britain’s decision to leave the Union and the increasing scepticism towards Brussel's and Germany’s dominating influence. Even though the election of Macron as President of France has given new momentum to the debate on the future of the EU, it has not given this debate a more precise direction. How can citizens initiate changes in the constitutional structure of the EU in a sustainable way?

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The leaders of the European Union guide democracy in name only. In practice, they constantly override it and violate fundamental democratic norms on a grand scale. The anti-democratic practices in the Council of the EU, also known as the Council of Ministers, are a real scandal. Anyone who follows the passage of legislation in the EU, and in particular the means by which monetary union is controlled, must come to this conclusion.

Read more

When is Brexit coming? This month, next month, next year - or not at all? Our WG Europe spokesman Stefan Padberg claims that: "It's already here! The Brexit referendum of June 2016 has already profoundly changed our perception of Europe. And Brexit has lost its charme.“

Read more

From 23-26 May, the European elections take place. This is our only chance, once every 5 years, to have a direct influence on the course of the European Union. But are elections really enough to ensure democracy?

We don't think so! That's why we are campaigning for fundamental democratic reforms of the EU - by putting citizens center stage!

Read more
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