The troubling transformation of the EU

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Series Details 28.03.18
Publication Date 28/03/2018
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Several leading European politicians, including French President Emmanuel Macron, have spoken in 2017 and 2018 on the need to pursue an ambitious EU reform agenda. Hans Kundnani wrote that the EU had already undergone a substantial transformation over the last decade, but that the trajectory of these changes should give cause for concern.

He identified the shift toward a more ‘German Europe’, the EU adopting an increasingly coercive system of rules and enforcement for its members, and a rigid focus on ‘competitiveness’ by EU leaders as particularly troubling developments

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Politico, 09.02.18: Macron’s opening European gambit (et al)
ESO In Focus, April 2018: Macron's vision for post-Brexit European Union
The New York Times, 19.04.18: Macron Had a Big Plan for Europe. It’s Now Falling Apart
ESO In Focus, March 2018: Merkel and Macron meet in Paris to discuss EU reforms, 16 March 2018

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