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18 02, 2022

VIDEO: Can Brexit Be Reversed?

By |2022-02-18T14:42:10+00:00February 18th, 2022|Categories: Brexit, Europe, Video|Tags: , , , , , |

In this video our Chairman John Stevens and Director Brendan Donnelly discuss the possibility and desirability of a campaign to rejoin the European Union. They accept that the current political system of the United Kingdom poses formidable barriers to any such campaign. They argue however that Rejoin campaigners need not [...]

25 01, 2022

Video: Building links with the EU after the next UK elections

By |2022-01-25T15:16:38+00:00January 25th, 2022|Categories: Brexit, Europe, Scotland, Video|Tags: |

by Professor Richard Rose In this video, Professor Richard Rose argues that a change of government after the next election will open opportunities for pragmatic piecemeal repair of Britain’s relations with the European Union. It will not create a mandate for rejoining the EU. SPEAKER: Richard Rose is professor of [...]

13 01, 2022

Support our work

By |2022-05-13T12:16:40+00:00January 13th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

The Federal Trust receives no public funding and is therefore dependent upon donations to be able in the years to come to continue our work in favour of federalist philosophy and policies, at the global, European and national level. Any donations, large or small, will be received with gratitude. Any [...]

11 01, 2022

Webinar: Time for a European Federation

By |2022-01-27T09:06:08+00:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: 2022, Europe, Federalism, Future of Europe|Tags: , |

 26th January 2022 To mark the publication of a new book entitled "Time for a European Federation", the Federal Trust organised a webinar with the author, Yannis Karamitsios, presenting the book's argument. Speaker: Yannis Karamitsios is a legal adviser to the European Commission. His book “Time for a European Federation” [...]

17 12, 2021

Press Review: This Month in Europe (December 2021)

By |2021-12-17T14:04:34+00:00December 17th, 2021|Categories: Brexit Newsletter|Tags: |

In its monthly press review, the Federal Trust highlights some of the main events and developments of the preceding month across the European Union in the areas of ‘Monetary and Fiscal Policy’, ‘The Economy’, ‘Security and Defence’, ‘Technology and the Green New Deal’, ‘Politics’, ‘EU-UK Relations’ and ‘The EU Regulatory [...]

29 11, 2021

Webinar: Goldilocks Government – neither too big nor too small

By |2021-12-15T20:47:12+00:00November 29th, 2021|Categories: 2021, Other, UK|

14th December 2021 The 20th century saw governmental expenditure in the developed world grow from about 10% of GDP to somewhere between a third and half of GDP.  Now the pandemic, the climate crisis and ageing populations are creating the conditions for a fresh expansion. Or are they? At this webinar, [...]

22 11, 2021

Statement by Federal Trust about Re-joining Europe

By |2021-11-23T11:16:46+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Brexit, Council, Europe|Tags: |

For over 75 years, the Federal Trust has studied the interactions between regional, national, European, and global levels of government. It has nurtured a particular interest in the European Union and Britain’s place in it. We have warned that Brexit could seriously damage Britain’s prosperity and standing in the world. [...]

17 11, 2021

Webinar: Populism and demagogy in Europe – Causes, consequences and responses

By |2021-12-08T12:13:05+00:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: 2021, Brexit, Europe, Global|Tags: , , , , |

Joint event by The Federal Trust, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Global Policy Institute 7th December 2021   A wave of populism has shaken Europe in recent years, expressed not only by political parties, but also by anti-globalisation movements and other mass movements. The experts on the panel examined the causes and consequences [...]

15 11, 2021

Webinar: A Citizens’ Senate – Towards Consensual Presidential Democracy

By |2021-12-01T14:39:15+00:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: 2021, Citizens’ rights, Future of Europe, UK|Tags: , , , , |

30th November 2021 How to move from adversarial democracy toward consensual democracy? At this event, Tony Czarnecki, author of the recent Federal Trust blog Citizens’ Senate – Towards Consensual Presidential Democracy, discussed his ideas on how to renew and invigorate the democratic system in the UK. He favours a system of merging [...]

3 11, 2021

Press Review: This Month in Europe (October 2021)

By |2021-12-17T12:55:15+00:00November 3rd, 2021|Categories: November 2021|Tags: , |

In its monthly press review, the Federal Trust highlights some of the main events and developments of the preceding month across the European Union in the areas of ‘Monetary and Fiscal Policy’, ‘The Economy’, ‘Security and Defence’, ‘Technology and the Green New Deal’, ‘Politics’, ‘EU-UK Relations’ and ‘The EU Regulatory [...]

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