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  • Future of the EMU: How to make Europe strong again?

    November 15, 2018

    The European Monetary Union is at a fundamental crossroad; will it be possible to transform the monetary union into a genuine economic, social and monetary union? The common currency has survived the post-2008 recession; the crisis that did not originate in Europe but that revealed structural weaknesses of the Euro area, its neo-liberal principles lacking elements of risk-sharing, insufficient regulation of key financial and

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  • State of the Unions. FEPS GMF Annual Conference

    November 19, 2018

    Overcoming transatlantic divergence after the US midterm elections

    Following the U.S midterm election, the Foundation for European Progressive Studies and the German Marshall Fund will bring together leading European and U.S. experts and policy-makers to analyse the U.S. and the E.U. domestic political realities and their impact on foreign policy. Specifically, these conversations will explore the challenges

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  • FEPS Next Left Group Meeting

    November 19th - 20th, 2018

    The FEPS Next Left Group (merged from the networks formerly known as Focus and Working Groups) will meet for a closed session in the hospitable premises of the Renner Institut on 19th and 20th November 2018. The purpose of the gathering is a triple folded one. First of all, the members will look at the draft layout of vol. 11 of the FEPS Next Left books and will also present the final drafts of their newer papers - which are based on the

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  • False hopes in South Africa: The call for expropriation without compensation

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call to europe

Since its first edition in 2011, Call to Europe has become the signature conference of FEPS and a reference point for the progressive family in Europe. This is due to its capacity of bringing together a unique multi-stakeholder community of progressive politicians, civil society and media to discuss issues of common concern and develop concrete and positive responses to contemporary European challenges in the most interactive and inclusive way.

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fair taxation

Tax justice and fairness should be the backbone of a progressive economic policy. It is estimated that tax fraud, evasion and avoidance all together amount to as much as 1 trillion € each year in Europe. It means a loss of about 2 thousand € per person. That is simply unacceptable.

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FEPS priority topics

1 . The current digital revolution and the European Pillar - Implications for the labour market, education and social protection

2 . Climate change and growth strategy driven by SDGs for all EU regions

3 . New financial solutions for investment and convergence in the EU: MFF, EFSI, EMU reform, Capital Markets Union. The role of tax policy

4 . Managing migration in the EU: internal and external implications

5 . The EU trade policy and the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs

6 . The multipolar world order, the EU and the multilateral system

7 . New instruments to deepen EU democracy and fighting against populism

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Fresh Thinking Blog

A place where Ernst Stetter (Secretary General of FEPS) shares his fresh thoughts about Brussels, Europe and beyond.

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