Olivier Ferrand: &ldquo;Transforming the European Commission into a genuine political Government&rdquo; - comments Olivier Ferrand : « Transforming the European Commission into a genuine political Government » 2010-01-26T14:35:13Z https://www.taurillon.org/Olivier-Ferrand-Transforming-the-European-Commission-into-a-genuine#comment7886 2010-01-26T14:35:13Z <p>You underlines one interessant point of vue : there is a gap beeteween the level of participation to european elections and the trust of citizens in Europe.</p> <p>An action of european parliament in favour of the european construction : that's what the citzens are waiting. Unfortunately, we can ask to national politics the vision out of the borders their national state.</p> Olivier Ferrand : « Transforming the European Commission into a genuine political Government » 2010-01-26T12:56:15Z https://www.taurillon.org/Olivier-Ferrand-Transforming-the-European-Commission-into-a-genuine#comment7883 2010-01-26T12:56:15Z <p>If you think the european parliament will bring the big change, how will you increase the participation in the elections of the EP ? How do you see the involvment of national parliaments ? In some member states the EP is not very highly considered. Think about the way how unfomfortable members of political parties are outsorced to Brussels and Strasbourg by their leaders.</p> Olivier Ferrand : « Transforming the European Commission into a genuine political Government » 2010-01-24T11:46:10Z https://www.taurillon.org/Olivier-Ferrand-Transforming-the-European-Commission-into-a-genuine#comment7857 2010-01-24T11:46:10Z <p>His approach is rather interesting, not a Europe which remains the only economic model will be allowed to fail. However, it points out the importance the European Parliament can play in the revolution that this awareness calls.</p> <p>After a liberal or social project, it is for citizens to decide with the European elections.</p> Olivier Ferrand : « Transforming the European Commission into a genuine political Government » 2010-01-24T09:29:31Z https://www.taurillon.org/Olivier-Ferrand-Transforming-the-European-Commission-into-a-genuine#comment7855 2010-01-24T09:29:31Z <p>Well, I have doubts about the insights of his approach. Sounds basically like an iteration of common sense. Other than that, I don´t see the threat to the European social democrat model at all. Delor´s Single European Act did not bring a radical liberal logic and the European Law has pretty much all the exception for the protection of social rights...</p>