The final stand for net neutrality – D66 managed to sway ADLE group in favour

I am happy to see that at the initiative of the Dutch social-liberal party D66, the liberal ALDE Group today has put forward a new text to enshrine net neutrality in law in Europe. I am pleased that Venstre’s Jens Rohde has now finally listened instead of lecturing and talking about net communism. Jens Rohde proposed the amendment together with D66’s Marietje Schaake … Read More

DK / UK MEP candidate panel in London on Tuesday March 18, at 7-9 pm

I am looking forward to participate in the DK / UK MEP candidate panel in London on Tuesday March 18, at 7-9 pm. The debate is organised by Danish Students Abroad and DJØF (the Danish professional organisation for lawyers, economists and political scientists), so the audience is expected to consist of those professions as well as a more mixed audience of … Read More

How the EU machinery is the downfall of its own credibilty

If the European Union institutions want to be taken seriously, then they need to start taking themselves seriously. The election of Commission President has been chosen by the European Parliament to be a focal point of the European Parliament Elections. So nearly every political group in the Parliament have presented or are in the process of presenting a candidate. Except the national parties … Read More

Yes, Europe has a demos!

Ahead of an event The Future of the EU to be held in Europe House in London on the 3rd of June 2013, the Independent published an opinion piece by Martin Callanan MEP MEP, Leader European Conservatives & Reformists (ECR) and one by Guy Verhofstadt MEP Leader Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in Europe (ALDE), They form part of the … Read More