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Towards a new Europe?
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On the 8th February 2016, Talk Real hosted a special webshow, featuring Lorenzo Marsili, Marisa Matias, Valentina Orazzini, Sławomir Sierakowski and Yanis Varoufakis. On the eve of DiEM 25's launch, this debate looked at European fragmentation and chances for a new Europe.
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The limits of European solidarity: has Europe forgotten Ukraine and Greece?
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In the wake of the Paris attacks and the migrant crisis, The Red House asks where the limits of European solidarity lie. Do we lack solidarity or are we overwhelmed by conflicting solidarities? And, now that we've moved on to the next crises, are we really still interested in the fates of Ukraine and Greece?
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Futures: poetry of the Greek crisis
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Free Word and Penned in the Margins show us the Greek crisis from another perspective, introducing us to the voices of a new generation of Greek poets, whose talents have developed and been inspired by the turbulent events around them.
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The exodus to Europe: has migration highlighted a European crisis of social solidarity?
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Following the summer's Greek crisis, the influx of refugees and migrants has highlighted disagreements in the EU and raised questions about our desire and our ability to come to common agreement. A debate on Grexit, Brexit, humanism, pragmatism, the East/West divide and how to move forwards.
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A Trojan horse or a trading cornucopia? The pros and cons of the proposed transatlantic partnership
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Will the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership be the destruction or the making of Europe? The Red House plays host to Vanya Grigorova and Krassen Stanchev as it asks what we can expect from the hotly debated TTIP.
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What does Europe want?
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Krytyka Polityczna welcome Slavoj Žižek to Warsaw as they ask - what does Europe want? A discussion between the well-known Slovenian academician and cultural critic and Krytyka Polityczna's very own political commentator, Sławomir Sierakowski.
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Europe and the crisis in the Ukrainian Republic
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The recent crisis has highlighted the conflict of interests caused by Russian resurgence and the EU's expansion in the East. In the run-up to the Ukrainian parliamentary elections, deBuren asked if the EU can guarentee stability and what, if any, meaning international treaties retain in lieu of the means and will to reinforce them.
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Biometric information and data protection
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Depot ask just how far we can trust the state to look after our private information. In this debate on biometric information and data protection, they ask where our information ends up, who has access to it and what exactly may the state do with it once it has come into their hands?
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In the EU we (mis)trust – on the road to the EU elections
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What is the way forward for the EU? Should we be moving closer together or further apart? At a time in which many distrust the union, ECF and De Balie took a look at what is likely to be on our political horizon in the coming election year.
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The Amsterdam Conversation 2013
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The Amsterdam Conversation 2013 analysed the mistrust in European democratic institutions and the future of the union and it's subsidiary units. With 2013's discussions and workshops adressing pressing questions, Felix Meritis looked towards 2014's European elections in its annual Amsterdam Conversation.
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The European dream in times of crisis
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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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Are we all going to become German?
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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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