27 06, 2022

VIDEO: Will the EU go nuclear?

By |2022-06-27T15:55:46+00:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: Europe, Global, UK, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In this new Federal Trust video, John Stevens explores an aspect of the war in Ukraine which has so far received relatively little attention: nuclear weapons. It is clear that a key reason Putin has risked this invasion is the fact that Russia, for all its other weaknesses, remains a [...]

17 06, 2022

VIDEO: Brexit undermines the rule of law in the UK

By |2022-06-17T13:38:25+00:00June 17th, 2022|Categories: Brexit, Europe, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In this Federal Trust video, our Director Brendan Donnelly discusses the British government's attempt to rewrite the Northern Ireland Protocol; its attempt to deport asylum-seekers to Rwanda; and the resignation of the government's ethics adviser Lord Geidt. He argues that all three episodes show a government indifferent to the rule [...]

15 06, 2022

Brexit can be undone. And so it should be.

By |2022-06-16T10:44:27+00:00June 15th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Brexit, Citizens’ rights|Tags: , , , , |

This article forms part of the Trust's new project Brexit Can Be Undone, for which we are currently fundraising. Please click here to support this project. “There is no case for rejoining.  What I want to see now is not just Brexit done in the sense that we’re technically out of [...]

10 06, 2022

VIDEO: Are Boris Johnson & Brexit Finished?

By |2022-06-10T13:03:08+00:00June 10th, 2022|Categories: Brexit, Europe, Video|Tags: , , , , , |

In this video, our Chairman Johns Stevens and Director  Brendan Donnelly discuss Boris Johnson’s chances of survival as Prime Minister. They also consider the implications of his current  weakened position for Brexit and in particular for the Northern Ireland Protocol. WATCH THE VIDEO HERE or in the player below:   [...]

1 06, 2022

Brexit Can Be Undone

By |2022-06-27T15:28:05+00:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Brexit, Europe, Global|Tags: , , , , , , |

The damaging consequences of Brexit become clearer every day. The longer Brexit continues, the more damage it will do. In response, the Federal Trust is launching a new project entitled "Brexit Can Be Undone", looking at ways of rejoining the EU. We are currently fundraising for this study. Please follow [...]

31 05, 2022

VIDEO: Post-Brexit Britain and the Ukraine War

By |2022-05-31T14:26:34+00:00May 31st, 2022|Categories: Brexit, Europe, Foreign Policy & Defence, Global, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In this Federal Trust video, the Trust’s Director Brendan Donnelly discusses with Professor Richard Rose the impact of the war in Ukraine on the UK’s geopolitical standing. They conclude that the current British government will not be able to manage effectively the geopolitical challenges posed to post-Brexit Britain by the [...]

11 05, 2022

VIDEO: Brexit – Macron’s Vision and the Northern Ireland Protocol

By |2022-05-11T13:57:58+00:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: Brexit, Devolution, Europe, UK Constitution, Video|Tags: , , , , |

In this new Federal Trust video Brendan Donnelly and John Stevens discuss the speech of President Macron to the European Parliament and its possible implications for relations between the UK and the European Union. They also discuss the likely outcome of the current negotiations on the Northern Ireland protocol and [...]

9 05, 2022

Celebrating Europe Day 2022

By |2022-05-11T10:07:56+00:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Brexit, Europe, Future of Europe, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , , , , , |

Against all odds, the Conference on the Future of Europe has shown that it is quite possible for the EU to function as a European democracy of states and citizens. In the process the European Union has overcome its long-standing stalemate in the debate about the end goal of the [...]

5 05, 2022

Spinelli, me and my honeymoon

By |2022-05-05T13:39:02+00:00May 5th, 2022|Categories: Europe, Federalism, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , , , |

by Dr Alan Hick Dr Hick is a Board Member of New Europeans International and a former senior official at the European Economic and Social Committee 1st May 2022 This article has been reproduced with kind permission from New Europeans   The first time I met Altiero Spinelli did not go [...]

4 05, 2022

WEBINAR: What kind of federation for the European Union?

By |2022-05-19T10:40:48+00:00May 4th, 2022|Categories: 2022, Blog, Europe, Federalism, Future of Europe|Tags: , , , |

18th May 2022 WATCH THE RECORDED LIVESTREAM HERE or in the player below:   Presentation by Tony Czarnecki - Economist, futurist, and Managing Partner of Sustensis, London Followed by a discussion chaired by Brendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust   Although the European Federation is formally not on the EU [...]

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