So what’s the big idea, European Union?

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Series Details 05.01.17
Publication Date 05/01/2017
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Europa
In 2011, The Guardian teamed up with five other papers from the largest EU countries to investigate the European predicament and seek to tease out solutions. In the four years since, the Europa team – the Guardian, Le Monde, El País, La Stampa, Gazeta Wyborcza and Süddeutsche Zeitung – have worked together to dig deeper into some of the major issues of the day: economic decline, migration, unemployment, mental illness, European elections and the deepening disaffection for the European Union itself.

This article was compiled by Jennifer Rankin of The Guardian, Thomas Kirchner and Alexander Mühlauer of Süddeutsche Zeitung and Cécile Ducourtieux of Le Monde.The European Union once thought big, introducing the euro and open borders, but now it’s the populists who are grabbing all the headlines

Source Link https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/05/so-whats-the-big-idea-european-union
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