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Presidential veto

The EU President (created in the Lisbon treaty) should be given a veto over decisions reached by qualified majority voting (QMV). The way in which QMV functions presently is deeply undemocratic. States with nothing but an academic interest in an issue can pass legislation which may be very damaging to a key industry within another… » read more

Posted by Guests

500 million Europeans are taken in hostage by 862,415 Irish (less than 0.2% of the European population) – in the name of democracy. According to the elitist representative democrats this is the direct democrat’s fault, i.e. the “uneducated and unteachable people”. This disrespect makes the current EU-catastrophe even worse. Because: in a democracy the tool… » read more

Posted by EMI

Hello everyone, my name is Chiara,i’m 18 and i’m italian. i would suggest to all the webmasters of the european portals to send e-mails with informations about the European Parliament,about the international camps,about the information which is SO POOR!! I discovered this site casually,and i think it’s soo bad.You should send an e-mail in every… » read more

Posted by EMI

European Union is build and continues to progress based on shared values and interests of all member states toward a common vision. No doubt it is a success story of its own. It is very important that countries with different cultures and interests stick together and discuss their common future. Member countries use the diversity… » read more

Posted by EMI

My suggestion is to reflect on a European Union BEYOND Nation i.e. without the limitation of Nationality. A Europe of Regions, Provinces or whatever BUT without Spain, Italy, Poland, France, Germany etc. These dinosaures are a threat for the prosperity and peace of Europe. A Europe without Nations belongs actually to the original utopia but… » read more

Posted by alecelliott

There should be a citizens’ right to be informed in the first place as the key to accessing other European rights. A major task for the new European Parliament and European Commission should be to reduce the gap between the theory and practice of European citizenship and examine ways in which non-judicial and judicial remedies… » read more

Posted by EMI