• Finnish election shows progressive Europe is coming

    The Social Democrat victory in Finland shows progressives have the momentum going into the European elections.

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  • Negotiation is the only route through Brexit impasse

    The UK Government and EU must work together to prevent the UK crashing out without a deal.

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  • Frans Timmermans: #ItsTime for ‘A New Social Contract for Europe’

    Frans Timmermans today pledged to radically rewrite Europe’s social contract, to transform the EU and to build a fair Europe for all, if he is elected as the next President of the European Commission.

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The crisis remains a bitter reality for many. As a result, the far right and populism are on the rise. It is time to push for reforms for a more progressive EU!

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