#CitizensRoute73 Louvain-la-Neuve: Proceedings of the workshop “For a New Paradigm”(with Adrian Taylor, iCAN, Andrea Surbone, PER, and Bjarni Snæbjorn Jonsson (Anthill)

As part of the launch of the #CitizensRoute73 the participants worked on Sunday 2 July in two categories of workshops: 1) the proposals of programmes that could be presented as part of a trans-European campaign for the 2019 European election; 2) the tools and methods necessary to allow the emergence of a real trans-European political debate over the next two years. The workshop “For a New Paradigm” was held with Adrian Taylor, founder of iCAN, trying to generate, by 2019, 73 proposals of the type of Europe we wish to see, including socio-democratic, economic-democratic and sustainable-democratic ideas… Please read the report below.
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Reforming the European Parliament elections (Miriam Sorace – LSE)

It is heartening that leading European politicians, emboldened by Brexit, are currently talking about converting the 73 UK seats in the European Parliament into ‘supranational’ seats in 2019. This indicates some political willingness to viscerally transform the EP electoral system.Continue Reading