Sigmar Gabriel: Merkel’s austerity is driving EU to brink of collapse

Laurens Cerulus in politico.eu, 07.01.17

“I once asked the chancellor, what would be more costly for Germany: for France to be allowed to have half a percentage point more deficit, or for Marine Le Pen to become president?” the Social Democrats (SDP) chairman and Merkel’s coalition partner said. “Until today, she still owes me an answer.”

Narratives of the European Union | Die Narrative der Europäischen Union | Narracje Unii Europejskiej

Ireneusz Karolewski in Public History Weekly. The European Blogjournal, 22.12.16

The attractiveness of the European Union gave, partially, birth to a number of narratives about the nature of the EU.