Is there Life after Brexit?

The German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung asks what would happen if the UK left the EU after the referendum and quotes the PDU’s president.

Historians and Brexit

The Economist discusses the new book by PDU President Brendan Simms.

Why the European Confederation can’t solve Europe’s Crisis

The PDU’s Brendan Simms und Benjamin Zeeb on why the EU in its present form can’t solve the continent’s problems.  

Tackle the Democratic Deficit – and defeat Populism?

On 21 April 2016, PDU Policy Officer James Bartholomeusz addressed the European Democrat Students conference in London.

Will Cameron’s Demands Make the EU Better?

Brendan Simms and James Bartholomeusz explore the failures and possibilities of the Britain’s renegotiation of its EU membership in an article for the Aspen Review.

American Visions for the European Question

On 8 April 2016, the Project for Democratic Union, McCloy Fellows at Harvard University and European Horizons hosted the event ‘American Visions for the European Question: A Transatlantic Debate’.  Europe stands at a crossroads between…

Europa-Vision gegen Europa-Erosion

Brendan Simms und Benjamin Zeeb plädieren eindringlich für neue Vereinigte Staaten – doch ihre historischen Vorbilder taugen nicht für einen Neuanfang, findet Eckart Conze.

PDU Podcast: Michael Wolffsohn On Federalism

In our latest podcast, Israeli-German historian Michael Wolffsohn discusses the potential for federalism to maintain peace. By Emilie Mendes de Leon

Grabbing the third rail

In the latest issue of the World Commerce Review, Lukas Paul Schmelter argues that the EU needs a fully unified foreign and security policy.

The British spectacle says more about Cameron than Europe

The British premier’s ‘renegotiation’ is a banal charade, but one which we are now obliged to play along with, write James Bartholomeusz and Daniel Schade.