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Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&D Times - This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week The Greek crisis is the result of lack of real European economic coordination and of policies imposed by right-wing parties that prioritise the markets over the people. With their...
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Udo Bullmann on his first trip as S&D president to Greece: Building progressive alliances for a better Europe

This Tuesday, September 18, the president of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Udo Bullmann , visits Athens for a conference on the Future of Europe, co-organised by the S&...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&D Times - This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week Growing inequalities, the rise of right-wing populism, and attacks on our democracies by fake news, are a vital threat to the European project. We cannot and will not go on with...
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Eight months ahead of the European Elections, Facebook has still not done enough to allay fears of electoral manipulation

Eight months ahead of the European Elections, more needs to be done to ensure that the elections are not subject to the same malicious interference that affected the US elections or Brexit campaign...
European Parliament

Udo Bullmann: Europe needs a radical change

Following the “State-of-the-Union” address by the president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, S&D president Udo Bullmann calls for a radical change in Europe to overcome current...
Viktor Orbán in European parliament

Viktor Orbán, enough is enough. Parliament triggers article 7 against the Hungarian government

The European Parliament today voted to trigger Article 7 (1) of the EU Treaty against the Hungarian government. It is the first time that the Parliament has taken this step against a national...
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Bullmann: Enough is enough - EPP needs to show if they are with Europe or with Viktor Orbán

S&D Group president Udo Bullmann has urged the EPP Group, led by his counterpart Manfred Weber, to finally stand up for European values and vote to initiate Article 7 (1) of the EU Treaty against...
Pittella with Swedish PM Löfven: Social Europe and shared responsibilities on migration top priorities for progressives,  #EuWakeUp, Visegrad countries, Marita Ulvskog, Brexit,

Social Democrats resisted successfully and win election in Sweden

“Social democracy in Sweden has resisted the threat of the far right. I warmly congratulate Stefan Löfven for a brave and tough campaign, and a victory,” stated Udo Bullmann, S&D Group leader...