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IS FEDERALISM THE WAY FORWARD FOR EUROPE ?

On Sept. 16th member states will gather for the first time without British representatives in attendance in Slovakia. Ahead of these talks, the leaders of Germany, France and Italy met Aug. 22 to discuss the future of the Continental bloc. The choice of Ventotene, an Italian island near Naples was made on purpose, as they gathered on where a group of political prisoners in the early 1940s wrote a manifestocalling for the creation of a European federation.
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BREXIT TO BE OR NOT TO BE ?

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With British voters in the United Kingdom set to cast their ballots over EU membership on June 23, two last-minute polls are showing slight leads for the “leave” campaign, Bloomberg reported June 22.

An online survey by TNS, which conducted sampling from June 16 to June 22, showed those in favor of leaving the European Union leading by 2 percent, while another online poll conducted by Opinium from June 20 to June 22 showed the “leave” camp up by 1 percent. With just hours to go before balloting starts across the country, champions for both causes made their final appeals.

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