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Ernst Stetter

Ernst Stetter is the Secretary General of the FEPS.

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The progressive view of Brexit from across the water

Ernst Stetter

There have been innumerable discussions recently about the many different kinds of Brexit that may play out over the coming months and years. However, as we see it, there are three main types: a ‘Hard Brexit’, a ‘Soft Brexit’ and a ‘Labour Brexit’. Although what the final type actually entails we will have to wait…

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Progressive leadership

Ernst Stetter

The electoral year in Europe started last week with national elections in the Netherlands. French presidential elections will follow in April and May and in autumn there will be German federal elections and parliamentary elections in Bulgaria and the Czech Republic. Progressive parties in all these countries face the challenge of overcoming the trend of…

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Our vision for a better society

Ernst Stetter

We all know there will be a number of crucial decisions taken in 2017. And we have to re-think how the European project continues in-line with the upcoming negotiations. Let us remind ourselves that we are celebrating 60 years of the Treaty of Rome this year. This marks the moment of Europe coming together, prospering…