30.11.2012

The Amsterdam Conversation 2012: the cultural dimension of citizenship

A Felix Meritis debate

Responsibility and Citizenship As we approached the European Year of Citizens, Felix Meritis asked participants in the Amsterdam Conversation 2012 what role citizens had to play in a future Europe. Later, the abstraction of the financial industry and financial products were discussed, with the hope of preventing future crises like the one we are presently experiencing.
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29.11.2012

The European dream in times of crisis

A deBuren TTT debate

Environment What is the future of the European dream in these testing times? Is it time to wake up or is there still cause for hope. Jeremy Rifkin discusses the prospects for Europe going forward, providing an American perspective to the many challenges facing the European project.
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28.11.2012

Are we all going to become German?

A Krytyka Polityczna TTT debate

EU Power Dynamics What is the level of German dominance in the existing European structure, how is it likely to change and should we be concerned about its impact? Piotr Buras, Karolina Wigura, Marek Cichocki and Wolfgang Templin discuss the thorny issue of Europe's dominant state.
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28.11.2012

How many more times will the big parties lose an election?

An Agora CE TTT debate

Elections Agora question the inactivity of the big democratic parties in the Czech Republic which has lead to a surge in support for the Communist party in recent elections. They ask if it is time to reform the electoral system and if the best way of ensuring that this occurs is through encouraging a growth in civic participation.
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22.11.2012

People of Europe, rise up (3)! We are the people!

A Krytyka Polityczna TTT debate

Societal Reform Southern Europe is feeling the pinch of austerity measures enforced from above and society appears to be becoming dominated by increasingly well connected financial elites. There are, however, new organisations emerging which show potential solutions to our developing socio-economic concerns.
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21.11.2012

People of Europe, rise up (2)! Deprived of dignity.

A Krytyka Polityczna TTT debate

Societal Reform Southern Europe is feeling the pinch of austerity measures enforced from above and society appears to be becoming dominated by increasingly well connected financial elites. There are, however, new organisations emerging which show potential solutions to our developing socio-economic concerns.
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19.11.2012

People of Europe rise up (1)!

A Krytyka Polityczna TTT debate

Societal Reform Southern Europe is feeling the pinch of austerity measures enforced from above and society appears to be becoming dominated by increasingly well connected financial elites. There are, however, new organisations emerging which show potential solutions to our developing socio-economic concerns.
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15.11.2012

Truth and Love

A Project Forum TTT event

Political Honesty In a time of European crisis the Central European Forum looks at the work of Václav Havel and aks where the rising tide of hatred in our societies is coming from, what role aggressive modern variants of populism are playing in this process and how we can stay true to the core values of love and truth.
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13.11.2012

The political exclusion of the Roma: from Katunitsa to Paris

A Red House TTT debate

Radicalism What has been the aftermath of Katunitsa and are we likely to see a repeat of the anti-Roma riots and right wing propaganda, which we saw in the 2011 elections, again in 2013? Will these racial outbursts be properly challenged by the responsible authorities and how can reintegrate the Roma into the political process?
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06.11.2012

(at) Home in Europe

A Coolpolitics TTT debate

Identity What is European identity, where is it located and for what reasons do we as Europeans feel at home? We often consider ourselves to be of specific regional and national backgrounds, but, upon analysis, how realistic exactly are these identities in the modern pluralistic world we live in?
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05.11.2012

Whose solidarity, whose egoism?

A Krytyka Polityczna TTT debate

Southern Europe How exactly did the Southern European states acquire such massive debts and what is the best way of resurrecting their economies? Should we opt for European solidarity and move closer together to protect our combined assets or is it time that a lesson was learnt about the consequences of overspending?
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