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28 02, 2020

An evening with Miha Pogačnik – #EuropeFutureFringe

By |2020-06-12T14:23:44+00:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: 2020, Federalism, Future of Europe|Tags: , |

 2nd March 2020 Event by New Europeans, Sustensis and The Federal Trust https://vimeo.com/395932651 Brendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust https://vimeo.com/395935656 Tony Czarnecki, Sustensis and New Europeans https://vimeo.com/395941393 Miha Pogacnik, Ambassador of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia SPEAKERS European DemocracyBrendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust Citizens’ Assemblies and democratic reformsTony Czarnecki, New Europeans London [...]

28 02, 2020

Brexit Futures – Preparing to change the game

By |2020-06-23T15:51:36+00:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: Brexit, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , , , |

by Peter CookBusiness and organisation consultant; Author of "Let's Talk about Brex..it"@AcademyofRock 28th February 2020 Brexit will unravel of its own contradictions.  I believe this will be sooner rather than later.  Brexit’s implosion will come from either what I call external socio-economic, political, environmental shocks or "internal combustion", due to [...]

14 02, 2020

Scotland’s Shifting Politics in the Face of Brexit

By |2020-06-23T15:55:45+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Devolution, Europe, Scotland, UK Constitution, UK Devolution|Tags: , , , , |

by Dr Kirsty HughesDirector, Scottish Centre on European Relations 12th February 2019 Brexit day has come and gone. There were Saltires, EU flags and crowds at the Scottish parliament. But while everything changed as the UK left the EU, is it, for now, the case that nothing has changed in [...]

11 02, 2020

After Brexit: Britain’s relations with Germany and the EU

By |2020-06-10T15:03:39+00:00February 11th, 2020|Categories: 2020, Brexit|Tags: , |

Joint event by the Federal Trust, Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and Global Policy Institute 3rd March 2020 Now that the United Kingdom has formally left the European Union, the next phase of Brexit focusses on negotiating the future relationship between the UK and its European partners. Our expert panel will discuss issues such [...]

22 01, 2020

Brexit: Rejoiners must learn from their mistakes

By |2020-02-12T16:16:30+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Europe|Tags: , , , , , |

by Brendan DonnellyDirector, The Federal Trust 22nd January 2020 Many members of the “Remain Coalition” have been disappointed by the role played by the European issue in the leadership contest of the Labour Party. No candidate has suggested a policy of continuing opposition to Brexit.  Some candidates have on the [...]

17 01, 2020

EU citizens and Britons in Europe face indefinite future as bargaining chips

By |2020-05-04T09:43:10+00:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Brexit|Tags: , , |

by Roger CasaleFounder and Secretary-General of New Europeans and Former Member of the UK Parliament 13th January 2020 This article was first published in The Brussels Times. “The habit-forming pain, Mismanagement and grief, We must suffer them all again” W.H.Auden, from the poem 1st September 1939 The plight of EU [...]

14 01, 2020

So you think the banking crisis is over? Sorry to spoil your New Year!

By |2020-05-05T08:18:04+00:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , |

by Graham BishopConsultant on EU integration;Founder of grahambishop.com 14th January 2020 This article was first published on Euractiv Having watched many crises brew up during my decades in the financial markets, there are now some eerie parallels with earlier cycles that are increasingly concerning. Policymakers say they have learnt the [...]

13 01, 2020

The relevant tasks now for Europe and for Federalists

By |2020-05-05T08:18:04+00:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , |

by Ira Straus Chair, Center for War-Peace Studies 13th January 2020 It’s a new world in UK-EU relations. All -- Europeanists, federalists, the EU itself -- have to find their bearings in it. All have to refocus on the tasks most relevant for the future. So also do all who [...]

6 01, 2020

BREXIT OR SCOTXIT – Which will do more damage?

By |2020-05-04T09:43:15+00:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Brexit|Tags: , , |

The economic costs of separatism and the strategic costs of contagion by Ira Straus Chair, Center for War-Peace Studies 6th January 2020 While there is much discussion in London of the economic and administrative consequences of Brexit, there is little similarly detailed discussion of the possible consequences of Scottish independence. [...]