“Between the faithful and unconditional promoters of free trade and the populist critiques defending protectionist and nationalist visions of the world, there is a critical political space for progressive forces to defend a regulated vision of globalization” (“For the many, not the few – A progressive model for trade and investment”, 2018).
During the past years, we have seen major challenges emerging on both sides of th Atlantic that are resetting the framework for European-U.S. relations. The Trump administration has recast the American policy rhetoric concerning key tenets of the transataltic relationship, while Brexit, terrorism, populist backlashes, and economic uncertainty have undermined confidence in the future of the European Union. Against this background, you are cordially invited to join the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) and Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD) at their 8th annual conference for a discussion on the way forward for a more progressive trade policy.
The climate emergency is becoming clearer than ever yet environmental injustice stems from social and economic injustices within our societies. Based on defending social rights, fighting inequalities, caring for our common environment and well-being, progressive values can help provide t... learn more
Serving as the second leg of the inaugural FEPS-CAP transatlantic dialogue, a closed-door meeting will take place in Brussels, bringing together the same transatlantic advisory group of experts from both sides of the Atlantic which met in Washington D.C. in December 2018. The focus of th... learn more
This September signifies 11 years since the bankruptcy of the giant Lehman Brothers and the ensuing subprime crisis, which spread to the whole economy. This leaves ourselves to ask where are the risks that could lead to the next financial crisis. Do we have in place the mechanisms at the Europ... learn more