• A new political party, and a new wave of extremism?

    Following the incorporation of Volt Deutschland in Hamburg and  a long Sunday night watching the Italian elections until late, I felt two strong contrasting emotions. On the one hand, the privilege of witnessing the founding of our first national ...

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  • Margrethe Vestager: The Volt Interview

    Some have called her ‘the most powerful woman in Brussels’. Now famous for fining Google $2.7 billion and finding that Apple owed the Irish state $14.5 billion in unpaid taxes, Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has brought a new dynamism...

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  • Seeing the Bigger Picture (Part 3)

    This is the third and final part of the "Seeing the Bigger Picture" series by Louis Drounau, a journey through history that shows how a more united Europe would benefit us all (read the first two parts here and here). In this final article, Louis ...

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  • The Future of Work

    Work and Labour markets are changing dramatically. Digitalization, globalization, and demographic changes are transforming their nature. This offers challenges and opportunities for Europe, but and sure we all experience growing polarization and d...

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  • Seeing the Bigger Picture (Part 2)

    This is the second part of the "Seeing the Bigger Picture" series by Louis Drounau, a journey through history that shows how a more united Europe would benefit us all (read the first part here). In this second article, Louis explains how it is nor...

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  • Seeing the Bigger Picture (Part 1)

    This is the first part of the "Seeing the Bigger Picture" series by Louis Drounau, a journey through history that shows how a more united Europe would benefit us all. In this first article, Louis asks us to take a step back, to consider the massiv...

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  • A call for Europe

    As stated in this previous post, it is necessary to reform the European Union in order to create a stronger Italy. Equally, any other Member State needs to support the reform of the EU in order to grow. Indeed, the future of all Member States is d...

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  • Starting from Italy

    For decades Italy has suffered under politicians with a clientelist, elitist and anti-reformist attitude. As a result, the State has become incapable of fulfilling its role and the quality of life for every Italian has continuously deteriorated. M...

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  • Salvation at your doorstep: why we desperately need Volt

    This is not an article aiming at convincing you that the European Union is needed (although it is), that it is one of the most incredible projects we have ever created (although it still is), and that it is something we should hold on to dearly wh...

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  • The battle for our future

    Today, March 29, 2017, the UK triggered article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon, which will mark the beginning of the formal Brexit negotiations. This day will be remembered as the day the UK separated its destiny from the one of Europe, and as the day...

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