THE ECONOMIST – In European politics, the big divide is not open v closed but innovator v conservative
LE MONDE – La nature et l’ampleur des enjeux auxquels l’Europe est confrontée appellent des solutions paneuropéennes que notre système politique communautaire fragmenté est incapable d’aborder et de mettre en place, estime Alberto Alemanno, professeur de droit à HEC, dans une tribune au « Monde ».
CARNEGIE EUROPE – A new wave of pan-European parties and movements could profoundly shake up and further polarize EU politics ahead of the 2019 European Parliament elections.
BLOOMBERG – The public may cheer a whistleblower, but it’s not easy to be one. While they expose fraud and abuse that otherwise would remain veiled, whistleblowers in Europe often face retaliation by their employers and other repercussions. A new proposed European Union directive seeks to change that; it might also prove useful in countering the erosion of democratic values in the bloc’s east.
LE MONDE – Le professeur en droit européen Alberto Alemanno estime que rien ne sert d’employer la loi contre les fausses informations. Sous la pression de l’opinion, des sociétés comme Facebook peuvent adopter des dispositifs qui contrebalancent l’effet de la désinformation.
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM – There is a widespread, intensifying belief that without the greater involvement of its citizens, the European Union is condemned to fail. While this realization is far from new, recent events in Catalonia along with Brexit have lent it fresh force.
FORBES – The days when social networks were dismissed as entertaining outlets for teenagers are long gone. Today they have become the primary medium over which we consume news, form our political identities and spend a considerable portion of our time.
EURONEWS – At a time of great political uncertainty for the future of Europe, the only way to shape our continent is through citizen lobbying.
BLOOMBERG – The Soros-funded university in Hungary isn’t the only non-governmental organization under attack in Europe.
EU OBSERVER – As the EU continues to take decisions affecting millions of European citizens, there is a growing expectation that it must ensure full transparency for the ones shaping those decisions, by regulating lobbying.