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Qué tipo de Europa queremos es un debate que se tiene que dar en este país. Un tema que ha estado ausente el 28-A
55 percent: Integrating Central European neighbours in the EU was a good decision | 59 percent: EU membership has contributed to bring Austria and its neighbouring countries closer together
Consensus prevails that the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) requires reforms. The economic and financial crisis hit the Eurozone hard and revealed the weakness of the economic governance regime and challenged considerably the functioning of the Eurozone system. The difficulties were addressed by numerous and various measures. However, any debate about a necessary Treaty reform as such was cautiously avoided. This policy brief analizes these developments and offers recommendations how to cope with the necessary reform challenges.
In the United Kingdom in particular, Brexit has been negotiated in terms of us vs them, we against the threatening ‘Other’ across media and genres, across party lines and time. This language of opposition contributed to the referendum’s unexpected outcome. What is more, the polarising linguistic behaviour observed perpetuated a climate of distrust and division after the referendum and continues to impact the UK’s stance towards the European Union. On the basis of their findings, the authors of this Policy Brief propose several steps to mitigate and over time hopefully reverse the detrimental effects of the rhetoric surrounding Brexit.
ÖGfE survey: A European army is not an issue for Austrians – EU should globally rely on diplomacy and humanitarian aid
36 percent support a common European army | Austrian neutrality is important to 8 in 10 respondents