Comment: EU budgets shape our future more than US elections
The compelling spectacle of American politics will influence our economy far less than the unglamorous policy debates playing out within the European Union
Since November 3 we have been looking west towards the political drama in the US, but this week’s developments in Europe will have greater practical consequences for us.
Pierre Larrouturou is a Frenchman who is reported to have gone on hunger strike just over a fortnight ago in an attempt to force the European Union to include taxes on financial transactions in its multiannual budget. Larrouturou is a long-standing member of the European Parliament...
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Susan O’Keeffe: We must work to turn Biden’s love of Ireland into tangible benefit
With the new US president one of the last Irish-American political heavyweights, we must ensure that our relationship with the US is ready for the future, not stuck in the past
Noelle O’Connell: Why Michel Barnier is our European of the Year
European Movement Ireland honours the EU’s lead Brexit negotiator for his understanding, diplomacy and persistence
Comment: CETA offers us the hand-rolled cigarette of international investment law
Ireland uniquely positioned among EU members to reject international investment rules, and should 'just say no'
Comment: 2021 must be the year to fix higher education funding
Solving the sector’s funding problem has the potential not only to contribute to our post-pandemic recovery but to underpin the next decade and more of growth