This edition features a collection of highlights previously published in the Green European Journal, alongside some new pieces. The articles shed light on some of the central dilemmas confronting Europe at the moment – from TTIP to migration, from solidarity to finance – which put considerable strain on the European project, and sometimes seem to threaten its very continuation.
The 10th edition of the Green European Journal seeks to identify what makes the Green approach to foreign affairs distinctive, and asks whether ideals of peaceful resolution can stand up against the reality of a world ridden with complexity and conflict.
How do you deal with a violent reality when most of your political practice is rooted in the non-violent opposition to the system; when your message of peace, tolerance, interdependence, and responsibility, both individual and collective, constantly puts you at odds with the general perception of the public? These are some the dilemmas that this edition of the Green European Journal ‘Peace, Love and Intervention’ seeks to confront.
The 9th edition of the Green European Journal has been released and deals with a burning hot topic: climate change and how we can ensure those in power take real action to tackle it at COP 21 in Paris next year. The next year will be critical for building a mass mobilisation across society, to voice this demand loud and clear.
The second print edition of the Green European Journal has a special focus on democracy and what it means for Greens – both as an ideal in the political imaginary and as an organising principle in the day-to-day workings of parties, foundations and informal civil society groups.
The articles in this edition fall into three main categories: a discussion on democratic principles; the role of Green foundations; and various democratic initiatives and experiments.
The 8th edition of the Green European Journal takes stock of the debate on Europe from several angles. From manifestos to political practices, it outlines key issues for the future of Europe.
How were the decisions of the EU shaped over the past five years, and what impact did the European Parliament have over them? Choosing dossiers on topics such as energy, digital rights, LGBT rights and social rights, we look at how MEPs succeeded and where they were held back.The edition also looks forward to the next Parliament. How to use the experience of the past five years to shape how the EU evolves, and what are the different parties offering in the upcoming elections?