Europe / Western countries

EU struggles to remain united

https://euobserver.com/agenda/147920

EU budget to be at ‘heart’ of coronavirus response, von der Leyen says

‘We will help Italy and Spain very intensively,’ Commission chief says.

https://www.politico.eu/article/eu-budget-to-be-at-heart-of-coronavirus-response-von-der-leyen-says/

Virus forces Europeans to ask: How united do we want to be?

https://apnews.com/8e062ebe7054dc9502924318e81355ba

The crisis trap: why the EU must not sideline democracy as it tackles coronavirus

History shows that when leaders are forced to take emergency action, power tends to be relocated to small and opaque groups

https://www.newstatesman.com/world/europe/2020/03/crisis-trap-why-eu-must-not-sideline-democracy-it-tackles-coronavirus

Dutch ‘no’ on corona bonds undermines European project

Working together is not just the right thing to do. It’s in everyone’s best self-interest.

https://www.politico.eu/article/dutch-no-on-corona-bonds-undermines-european-project/

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