No Italians for the far-left group. It is the second time in the history of the European elections

For the second time in the history of the European elections, the far-left parliamentary group won’t have any Italian member. The vote held last 26 May rewarded four right-wing political forces, plus the Democratic party (PD), sitting within the group of social-democrats (S&D). As a consequence, the European United Left/Nordic Green Left group (most commonly … Continue reading No Italians for the far-left group. It is the second time in the history of the European elections

Pro-European groups seek a ‘working majority’, with a shared agenda already next week

A real majority still does not exist, but technical tests are in progress in order to form what insiders define a “working majority” for the next European Parliament. The announcement made by all major pro-European groups goes to this direction. Politicians of center-right (EPP), social-democrats (S&D), liberals (ALDE) and the Greens declared to have found … Continue reading Pro-European groups seek a ‘working majority’, with a shared agenda already next week

EFDD in jeopardy, Five Stars risk sitting with non-attached MEPs

The political group of Luigi Di Maio’s is in jeopardy. The possible allies of Five Star Movement (M5S) in the next European Parliament are melting like snow, and so is the chance of forming a group. Since the Czech pirate party decided to join the European Greens, only three other possible national players remains available … Continue reading EFDD in jeopardy, Five Stars risk sitting with non-attached MEPs

EU elections, what next? New European Parliament to be operational the 1st of July

Europeans spoke. They voted to renew the European Parliament, and now the next legislature can start. It is now the real political moment of Europe. So, what next? As of today the elected candidates will have to work in order to shape their near future. This is the post-electoral phase during which MEPs negotiate to … Continue reading EU elections, what next? New European Parliament to be operational the 1st of July

Committed and proactive, Five Star Movement are the new Italian Greens

The Five Stars Movement (M5S) are the new Italian Greens. No other national delegation in the European Parliament performed so well on climate during this European legislature, according to a special scoreboard published by Climate Action Network Europe (CAN). In the reader-friendly document the activity of all political groups on ecology during the last five … Continue reading Committed and proactive, Five Star Movement are the new Italian Greens