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Europe is not flourishing this spring. The European Union is beset by baying populism, Brexit, and a faltering economic model which bred an inequality crisis. Come the May elections, will the Union succumb to internal strife and selfishness, turning its back on Europe’s and the world’s citizens, or will the elections mark a period of regrowth and renewal for the European project? It is vital that European leaders address the main challenges of our time, namely economic and gender inequality as well the crisis of climate change.

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Smallholder farming is a serious business. It’s time the EU recognised that. By Hanna Saarinen, Oxfam Policy Advisor on Investment in Agriculture More than 30 million people face hunger, with famine only recently pushed back from parts of South Sudan, and still looming in Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. Hundreds of millions more people around the… » read more

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  By Jan Mayrhofer Last year, the European Union committed to fostering sustainable growth and development and tackling climate change. The proposed new framework for the EU’s development policy recognises the linkages between both issues, but the EU must be more innovative to fight the injustices of climate change. When the Paris climate deal was… » read more

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