Back to work

Back to work

After a break during this downtime at the Parliament, Asterix in the EU is back in business! Stay tuned for a new article in the next 36 hours! 

EU elections: why I will vote tomorrow

EU elections: why I will vote tomorrow

We are now halfway through the 2014 European elections, and no matter which way things go, we will have to own up to our choices (or the lack thereof) for the next five years. Yet on Thursday, British and Dutch citizens went to the voting booths in record-low numbers (less than 35% in the Netherlands). … Continue reading

Victory vs. Europe in the Ukrainian crisis

Victory vs. Europe in the Ukrainian crisis

PARIS – Today was May 9th, a celebration throughout Europe with varying significations. In the East, it is Victory Day, the date at which the Soviet Union defeated the Nazis to end the Second World War almost seventy years ago. In the West, it is Europe Day, the commemoration of the speech of French Foreign … Continue reading

Martin Schulz to Marine Le Pen

Martin Schulz to Marine Le Pen

Since we gave a whole blogpost to Marine Le Pen’s intervention in the TV show Des Paroles et des Actes on April 10th, here is a bit from the person she did not want to debate with. On the same day, Le Petit Journal interviewed President Martin Schulz: what questions would he have asked Le Pen if … Continue reading