Whereas the Europe of the 1950s was desperate to ensure peace and freedom, underpinned by liberal democratic systems and values, the Europe of 2019 is electing nationalist and populist parties that are actively undermining that effort.
- Dominique Moisi
- Project Syndicate
This is not a status quo anyone – especially not Germany – should be defending. PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron recently launched his platform for the upcoming European Parliament elections.
Official reactions to his approach – outlined in a commentary published simultaneously in every European Union country – were mostly positive, with even the…