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The gender gap at EU elections  in depth

Tuesday 19 March 2019 | Nikolaj Nielsen
| EUobserver

Women across Europe don't tend to vote as much in European elections, compared with men. That fact poses questions on the growing gender gap in both politics and representation in the European Parliament.


Copyright reform, protests in view of the final vote 

Tuesday 19 March 2019 | Gina Pavone
| OBC Transeuropa

On March 26, the European Parliament will vote on a very criticized directive. A few days before the vote, online protests are taking place.


From low trust in institutions to the rise of ‘critical citizenship’?  in depth

Tuesday 19 March 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| VoxEurop

A Eurofound study provides data on trust in institutions in EU member states and points at the question of “critical citizenship”. We review the data with experts from across Europe.


EU set to meet its climate change targets 

Sunday 17 March 2019 | Kashyap Raibagi
| VoxEurop

The European Union has already achieved one of its three targets related to climate change and energy, as a part of the Europe 2020 strategy.


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Leftists, eurosceptics, and christian democrats are losing support in Europe 

Wednesday 13 March 2019 | Newsworthy

Polls from across the European Union show declining support for the parties belonging to GUE/NGL, EFDD, and EPP groups in the European Parliament in the past two months.


Does Hungary spend €18 million on campaign against Sargentini? 

Thursday 14 March 2019 | EUfactcheck

MEP Judith Sargentini stated: "The Hungarian government spends €18 million on campaign against me and against the European Parliament". Her claim is mostly true, even if the campaign targets other EU politicians as well.


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How much does the "travelling circus" of the European Parliament really cost? 

Wednesday 13 March 2019 | EUfactcheck

The monthly move of the European Parliament between Brussels and Strasbourg is an obvious target of criticism against the way EU institutions work. But the move costs way less than some parties argue.


Senior management: a male world  in depth

Wednesday 20 March 2019 | Justin Delépine
| Alternatives Economiques

From top to bottom of the salary scale, inequality rules. 


EU promotes meat, despite climate goals  in depth

Wednesday 13 March 2019 | Peter Teffer
| EUobserver

Meat and dairy are emissions-intensive when compared to vegetables and fruit, with carnivore diets leading to roughly double the amount of a vegetarian's greenhouse gas emissions.


EU falling short of reaching its research & development target 

Monday 11 March 2019 | Kashyap Raibagi
| VoxEurop

The European Union spent 2.04 percent of its GDP on Research and Development (R&D) in the year 2016, 0.96 percentage points short of its Europe 2020 target.