TTT n. 11


TTT n°11 discusses the current situation in Poland and Hungary, and the balance within the Visegrad countries, and the transatlantic response to so-called populism. More importantly the  but more importantly how to involve millennials in politics and how to increase citizens' direct engagement in several areas of political decision making. Our selections of articles are:

  • Now or Never by Enrico Letta (Notre Europe)

  • How transparent are the EU institutions by Emily O’Reilly (CEPS)
  • The EU Remains Unprepared for the next Migration Crisis by Stefan Lehne (Carnegie Europe)
  •  A tale of two cities by Marie De Somer (EPC)
  • How Angela Merkel’s “Gift” of Goodwill Could Boost Beijing-Berlin Trade Ties at Donald Trump’s Expense by Eric Brattberg, Philippe Le Corre (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)
  • Developing the EU long term climate strategy by Andrei Marcu, Georg Zachmann (Bruegel)
  • First victims or last guardians? The consequences of rule of law backsliding for NGOs: Case studies of Hungary and Poland by Malgorzata Szuleka (CEPS)
  • How can Europe repair breaches of the rule of law? by Martin Michelot (Notre Europe)
  • They love me, they love me not, they love me a little, Public opinion and the European Union in the Visegrad countries by Daniel Debomy (Notre Europe)
  • Exploring Transatlantic Responses to Far-Right Populism in Europe by Jacob Parakilas, Thomas Raines  (Chatham House)
  • Involving millennials in politics by Maria Freitas (FEPS)
  • How Citizens Can Hack EU Democracy by Stephen Boucher (Carnegie Europe)
  • Who Lost Italy by Daniel Gros (CEPS)
  • Armenia’s “Velvet Revolution”, Time is Pashinyan’s worst enemy by Amanda Paul, Dennis Sammut (EPC)

Think Tank Thoughts 11 (pdf)