Dreaming a Dream: The EU in Frau Angela’s Eyes and the Federal twist of Europe

By Giuseppe Martinico, Postdoctoral Fellow, Centro de Estudios Politicos y Constitucionales, Madrid Spain (Max Weber Fellow in Law 2010-2011) On 17 October 2012 Angela Merkel advocated the introduction of a sort of EU veto over national budgets, and her statements produced a haughty reaction from many European leaders, in primis, François Hollande, while Prime Minister David […]

Is it the time for European fiscal union?

Today is a historic day for Europe, the European Union and, more particularly the Eurozone. European citizens hope that the European Council today will go down in history as the beginning of the end of the 21st century euro crisis, and not as a day of missed opportunity. If this is the beginning of the end, it will be because today the European Council…