Year XXXIV, Number 2, July 2021

A New World Will Spring from the Ashes of the Pandemic


Lucio Levi
Member of UEF Federal Committee, former President of UEF Italy

The affirmation of the multilateral option in 2019 European elections and in 2020 American Presidential elections, marks a significant retreat of sovereignism, populism and nationalism. A new political cycle has begun, triggered by the peril caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Why European Strategic Autonomy Matters


Josep Borrell
High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Former President of the European Parliament and former President of the European University Institute

The debate on “European strategic autonomy” has recently given rise to quite a lot of controversies. Let’s welcome this debate because we need to clarify the issue, clear up ambiguities and make some concrete proposals on how we can move forward.

Towards a Multi-Currency International Monetary and Financial System


Alfonso Iozzo and Antonio Mosconi
Alfonso Iozzo is President of the Centre for Studies on Federalism and Vice President of Robert Triffin International, former Chairman of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti.
Antonio Mosconi is Former President of the Einstein Center for International Studies. Research Department, Robert Triffin International

Long before the US financial crisis of 2007-2008, which involved large and small investors in the EU, and backfired on the real economy, we thought that there was an urgent need to create a safety net for a possible dollar crisis. The safety net we identified was a basket of currencies represented by the Special Drawing Rights (SDR)...

In Search for a European Identity*


Alessandro Cavalli
Professor of Sociology at the University of Pavia, Italy

The sense of belonging to the European Union and, more generally, the feelings of European identity are phenomena in the making that can evolve, strengthen or weaken, according to the developments of the integration/unification process.

Can Europe in Space still Catch Up?


Alain Malégarie
Former Director General of the Euro Institute in Lyon, member of a group of experts entitled “GroupEuro” at the European Commission

The State of Democracy in India

Borderless Debate

James W. Arputharaj
President of South Asian Federalists; Former EC member of WFM; Coordinator for India for the Campaign for UN Parliamentary Assembly; Senior Fellow, Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi

On Federalist Theory

Book Reviews


Lucio Levi
La théorie fédéraliste [in French]
Presse fédéraliste, Lyon, ISBN: 978-2-4914-2904-1, 281 pages, €25.00

France and European Resistance. A Contribution to a Common Legacy

Book Reviews

Giampiero Bordino
Professor in Contemporary History and Political Analyst. President of the Einstein Center for International Studies

Robert Belot
Résistance et conscience européenne. Henri Frenay, de Gaulle et les communistes (1940-1947)
Presse Fédéraliste, Lyon, 2021

European Fundamentals


Heinrich Kümmerle
Section head of the European Federalists in the district of Heilbronn (EUROPA-UNION Heilbronn)

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