Prominent MEPs yesterday (15 September) launched the Spinelli Group, presented as a network aimed at overcoming nationalism and promoting federalism across Europe. They invited citizens to join the circle, making clear it was not a political party.
The economic crisis could present an opportunity to harmonise taxation policy across EU member states, according to officials at the European Parliament who contributed to a major report on the future development of the EU.
In a reaction to a call by the President of the
European Convention, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, for a halt
to federalism, the Young European Federalists warn there should
be no end to federalism if the EU is to become
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