After a Decade of EU Pragmatism, It Is Time to Talk About Democracy Again

During the crisis-ridden last decade, a new inter­gov­ern­men­talism has estab­lished itself in the EU, presented as pragmatic and solution-oriented. But the loss of impor­tance of the European Parliament is not only a problem for the legit­imacy of the EU, but is now also leading to negoti­ation blockades in key policy areas. Why therefore the debate on European democracy must finally be placed at the center of the conference on the future of Europe is argued by Manuel Müller and Julian Plottka in their article for EURACTIVE.

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