To put vigour back into its social model, the discrepancies and contradictions which are the byproducts of the enlargement and deepening of the Union during the last twenty years need to be addressed, writes Alfred Sant.
The European space sector is increasingly challenged by international competition in commercial markets. The Space Strategy for Europe proposes four goals for the EU to remain an industry leader, writes Jean-Loic Galle.
The Juncker Investment Plan offers a huge economic opportunity for the EU. If MEPs put their political differences aside and make the right decisions, it could help lift millions of young Europeans out of unemployment, writes Allan Päll.
The Juncker Plan is an opportunity to generate much-needed growth in the EU, but its real benefits may be greatly exaggerated, and many issues must be clarified before it can be rolled out, writes Victor Negrescu.
Collaboration amongst the universities of the EU is crucial to drive research and continue the contient's tradition as a knowledge economy, argues Nicola Dandridge. To safeguard this, the EU must protect its Horizon 2020 funding and the UK must embrace the EU.
“Never let a good crisis go to waste”, Winston Churchill once said. It must be one of the most often reproduced quotes in recent years, the EU being in its worst economic and financial crisis since its inception, writes Tom Vandenkendelaere.
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