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DSA means we detoxify the algorithm, open the black box that platforms like Facebook now are, make them take respon… https://t.co/yL4AUPH5hsBig ideas coming out of #CoFoE : ✔️ EU constitution & EU-wide referenda; ✔️ revisiting unanimity rule; ✔️ changing… https://t.co/GhuDl9KYVS
1/22
2022
The British might be good at queuing…. But what use is a trade deal with Australia compared to the mess Brexit cre… https://t.co/RbMFsuls93
1/21
2022
Europe does not need division but unity. My intervention in the debate on the French Presidency priorities👇 https://t.co/Qupnh1GuieL’Europe n’a pas besoin de division mais d'unité. On est menacé à l’intérieur, Kaczynski, Orban. On est menacé de… https://t.co/isZYV2ogIgAn election observation mission in Hungary is absolutely necessary. Orban will play it dirty. The outcome matters… https://t.co/oftYd4S0hh
1/19
2022
A new team of Vice-Presidents reflecting Europe’s diversity … … and the political commitment to renew Europe. L… https://t.co/o15Qy5yyaLCongratulations @RobertaMetsola on your election as President of the European Parliament ! Large shoes to fill, di… https://t.co/vWl3K4qMcL
1/18
2022
Bunga bunga for president… with @EPP support 🤷🏼‍♂️ After years of tolerating Orbán the EPP shows it hasn’t changed… https://t.co/4LDJqfkppE
1/16
2022
Only full unity of the West can hold back Putin from invading Ukraine: common defence, support to Ukraine, threat… https://t.co/PTBBy0uktl
1/15
2022
Posters in the streets of Rome on the day David Sassoli is buried… He had charm and 🇪🇺 convictions… Italy will r… https://t.co/wUCCisCH1QA small, but important signal of justice for the hundreds of thousands of victims of Assad's torture state. The p… https://t.co/pWINPgSdh2
1/14
2022
A warning & a rallying call: 'The popular demand for rights-respecting democracy remains strong… but if democracie… https://t.co/brOrRbSeJ4
1/13
2022
Watergate was an epoch-defining event in US politics #Pegasus is our Watergate: it threatens the foundations of de… https://t.co/Rpmi8gLWcyEurope’s fate is being decided with no Europeans around the table… In all debates citizens in the Conference on th… https://t.co/3qp6b7fWZA
1/12
2022
82 days till truly existential elections in Hungary… A referendum on so-called ‘protecting children’ law planned a… https://t.co/VjuSZ4pAbd🗓️ Europe’s liberal leaders are ready to deliver on ambitious New Year’s resolutions in 2022! MEP @guyverhofstadt w… https://t.co/51uiAMF6oY
Retweeted by Guy VerhofstadtWe lose a gentle man and a generous European Riposa in pace, David. https://t.co/iQKhYpKSkP
1/11
2022
The Cold War is back… and Europe is back to what it was during that war: a bystander when its own fate is being dec… https://t.co/8QtzmRVcKbhttps://t.co/Ua45J7VeGeW Warszawie ponownie zaapelowałem o pełne dochodzenie Parlamentu Europejskiego w sprawie wykorzystywania Pegasusa w… https://t.co/KZxJx0TiH0
1/10
2022
Breaking - 51 of the recommendations have been adopted… Citizens asking to change the Treaty and to make the EU, al… https://t.co/CikJtztWT3From Warsaw, I again plead for a full European Parliament inquiry of Pegasus use in the EU. This is a BIG deal: G… https://t.co/3ojyIJFbZS
1/9
2022
In Natolin, Warsaw, for the final debates of the Citizens’ Panel on climate action and health. Again, citizens ea… https://t.co/MvrRBc6RazPutin’s brutality is hard to counter, but the West holds an all-important key… money We must use it ! “One can on… https://t.co/JEgwrPDIPj
1/8
2022
Brexit: a capital (markets) mistake ! https://t.co/282GdwbzuAAll they want is a country that works for them and not for a corrupt autocratic elite... All they get is bullets,… https://t.co/qyKGGvsgKT7 years #CharlieHebdo The threats to freedom of speech have multiplied. The attacks on media have increased from… https://t.co/t7U3ZBo3CS
1/7
2022
We still can’t find the way back from Capitol Hill… even in Europe While pushing back against extremism the real p… https://t.co/4AcOWeEaSsUnrest in Kazachstan continues… The strength of supposed strongmen is always a sham. Democracy may be difficult,… https://t.co/nS0Ve3sk8L
1/5
2022
One year Brexit… Red tape is up, trade is down, opportunities for 🇬🇧 & 🇪🇺 young people reduced. No plan to exploit… https://t.co/Y4beCeUBRuEU needs to force the energy transition, not make member states feel “green” whatever they do. Greenwashing gas &… https://t.co/3deZl8ZOAQ
1/4
2022
You get the friends you deserve ! Would-be autocrats, using the national flag to hide their likings of Putin & mon… https://t.co/k0AYFMGsRM
1/3
2022
Quel que soit le drapeau, 🇫🇷🇪🇺 même enveloppé par Christo, l'Arc reste l'Arc, commémoration de tous les hommes et f… https://t.co/GewRqYgloHWhatever the flag, French or European, even wrapped by Christo, the Arc stays the Arc, a monumental commemoration o… https://t.co/6YjfiyypyX2022 is going to be a crucial year for democracy in Europe. We all need to mobilise the middle ground against the… https://t.co/v40ElJjGFg
1/2
2021
As Europeans, our mantra should be: Nothing about us, without us. But, as we enter 2022, the US & Russia are stil… https://t.co/QKGePuHK3B
12/31
2021
The US must drop extradition charges against Assange… freedom of information gathering and media holding government… https://t.co/NH1t07lFt7
12/30
2021
23 years ago today I was outside Prague castle when Vaclav Havel was sworn in as President. A true original & remin… https://t.co/gDG0mrHkuoAfter Hungary now Poland has its own Watergate We need a full investigation by the European Parliament on governme… https://t.co/TiBtlhfLU6
12/29
2021
With the closing down of Memorial there is now nothing left anymore that distinguishes Putins Russia from the USSR.… https://t.co/f4kcQYLmeS
12/28
2021
Insulting & unfounded talk is proof that EU’s Rule of law & anti-corruption intensions are really unbalancing PiS.… https://t.co/ACbJIMJDSn
12/27
2021
Despite the man-made miseries of the world, progress is always stronger: really incredible to see a new era of spac… https://t.co/zefAfGksYuStarted reading my Christmas present. A fascinating insight into this charismatic thinker who cannot help collidi… https://t.co/gjck7PE7qu
12/26
2021
Scandalous rewriting of history to remove the victims of China’s totalitarian brutality... and make way for victims… https://t.co/6rijXHemX0
12/23
2021
Another dose of Brexit reality. Another reminder that choosing isolation in an interconnected world has negative… https://t.co/PknVRrvzS2Even the Commission’s patience has run out. Better late than never... The PiS government is playing with Poland’s… https://t.co/SWUm4GXwNC
12/22
2021
In sham elections, the only real alternative is not voting: 7 out of 10 Hong Kongers send a clear message that th… https://t.co/aMJsFAdXfcAnother gov’t unequivocally wanting to make EU work 👏🏻 🇳🇱 but Polish spoiling on climate/ETS again shows it is usu… https://t.co/lqaM3qdoCr
12/21
2021
Free Media, Free People, Free Poland ! https://t.co/Quoh3GWnFdThe Hongkong overhauled “patriot”-only election is a sham… a final step in killing democracy. Time the free world… https://t.co/K8CFPpXfHjLord Frost resigns… Brexit secretaries come & go, but the same challenges & failures won't go away ! 🤔 https://t.co/gPg9MNghnp
12/19
2021
Populists in government are like the dog that caught the car. Britain deserves better… and British voters know it… https://t.co/wNJFttyaO3
12/17
2021
👏🏻 This is why Europe matters: Only together we can hold Big Tech accountable. Only on EU scale can we keep markets… https://t.co/YHc4PYQt9s
12/16
2021
Daria Navalnaya impressively speaking against pragmatism in dealing with autocrats like Putin #sakharov prize Euro… https://t.co/dnW6aN1ldhIn prison for defending freedom of thought @Navalny stands for a Russia the current regime despises: free, open, de… https://t.co/T3rFzyeDUs
12/15
2021
Something must have happened around 2016 that broke business investment… Business needs rules, openness, clarity.… https://t.co/ahvK6esil3#CoFoE panelists in Firenze voting on recommendations. Unanimity stands in the way of a more effective & democrat… https://t.co/FniRXG4ic3
12/12
2021
The Brexiteers lied. The reality check: Trading is much harder outside of the 🇪🇺 single market ! https://t.co/VgjWf5QeNYConcluding panel discussions in Firenze. Hard questions on how to make values & rights stick. Lots of ideas on how… https://t.co/1nuiKvmKLN
12/11
2021
Everything happening around #Ukraine is proof that we need the Conference on the Future of Europe. The EU is not… https://t.co/nv4rPUPk73Today’s #COFOE town hall meeting is 🔴 LIVE from Rome 🇮🇹 at 15:30 CET! Join the livestream 💻 https://t.co/LRWgsMzqAOhttps://t.co/fDQLi1wkD2
Retweeted by Guy Verhofstadt
12/10
2021
Sport can unite people across borders… but sporting events are also abused by regimes brushing over their infamous… https://t.co/oNIyjv7V4X
12/8
2021
Apparently Putin needs conflict for his internal peace ! The West needs to make clear the consequences would be de… https://t.co/tlAeCMwvgx
12/7
2021
Tylko Putin i zero Europy… PiS przybliża Polskę coraz bardziej do ich narodowego koszmaru… wszystko w imię ślepyc… https://t.co/Nf3pSWNwelGreat that the @ecb wants new images for banknotes. I always wanted to see real European bridges instead of fiction… https://t.co/bWsJh8kwSgWe urgently need a European army, as countries spend more and more money on defence but less than ever on defence c… https://t.co/7YYjrEHPCX🛑 Totally unacceptable Times are hard, politicians need to make hard decisions. No one is helped by violence & int… https://t.co/ExCQs0bMVs
12/6
2021
So they will be “living apart together”… not a very decent relationship for conservatives, is it? In fact, only tw… https://t.co/0krvmLvyNc
12/5
2021
Putin’s useful idiots gather in Warsaw… selling EU sovereignty to the highest bidder https://t.co/Q3W7SPa9MD
12/4
2021
Scandalous… for Facebook extremism and pure lies are just a source of profit. This will only end if legislators sto… https://t.co/7QvNKUYnJ1
12/3
2021
Biden is right: Hungary gets less democratic by the day. EU leaders cannot stand in the international spotlight i… https://t.co/5rQL2ilaRLWaiting for the outcome of this Court case was unnecessary and wasted valuable time in implementing the EU law and… https://t.co/rF27iWtyMN
12/2
2021
So the Commission will allow Poland to lock up asylum seekers longer, while Poland refuses to allow journalists int… https://t.co/brMkFqXAsK
12/1
2021
Josephine Baker: ‘Racial hatred is not natural. It’s an invention of man.” https://t.co/kVIad8rSPUIf we want to overcome the COVID crisis we need the same positive attitude as Volvo and agree on a patent waiver ! https://t.co/uat6T5xWxRThe EU will push back against China's predatory loans. Good governance, the respect of human rights and the rule… https://t.co/OGfL2Pw3Oz
11/30
2021
Two themes always come back in Conference debates #CoFoE with citizens: better understanding between Europeans & co… https://t.co/nAFht2HbF3The stars are aligning for real reform of the European Union. My take on the possible effects of the new German c… https://t.co/UGEEqN0KR2
11/29
2021
You know who does supposedly silly things like reliable food labelling? The EU ! And you know why? Because protect… https://t.co/F2NvojXUrJ
11/28
2021
A patent waiver, that’s what the world needs urgently ! EU should revisit its resistance. Otherwise new variants w… https://t.co/RoIMYpRpHV
11/27
2021
Boris Johnson & Priti Patel play politics with a human tragedy. This is a European problem and dealing with it me… https://t.co/Ci4bLj3nWsStop the flights, yes. But please, let's not cut Africa off. The world must help them tackle this with money & re… https://t.co/puxr8KBPxp
11/26
2021
In Europe: 👎1 in 3 women experienced physical and/or sexual violence, 1 in 5 from a current or previous partner 👎1… https://t.co/j697eBor7D
Retweeted by Guy Verhofstadt
11/25
2021
Very solid support for the Conference on the Future of Europe: it needs to end in reforms to make the European fede… https://t.co/6ijsAK3OkXStrong words on rule of law from new German coalition. 👏🏻 EU values need defending ! EU laws need vocal political… https://t.co/2WTCuflDW4
11/24
2021
Vaccines work… Now let’s work together so the EU is not (again) the scapegoat if national governments fail to roll… https://t.co/8ClRRNFZWz
11/23
2021
Looking at this interview of Lukashenko reminds me of “August 1968” of W.H. Auden… “The Ogre does what ogres can,… https://t.co/I9oBaeaagr
11/22
2021
Populism in Europe losing traction…good… but we have not won the war yet. We need to build a more effective, bold… https://t.co/ssKi3ZNsqjWhen the elementary dignity of one talented woman is a threat to state interests... you’re running a very weak, unj… https://t.co/l4r1WWafTc
11/19
2021
Unbearable. Desparate people fleeing for their lives… only to lose it here... caught between a dictatorship’s sol… https://t.co/MVK9SCWPEz
11/18
2021
Another Orban trick coming directly from Putin’s playbook 👇🏻 For the next European elections a EU wide election au… https://t.co/XN2BERaKbg
11/17
2021
Humanitarianism is not a crime Refugees have rights, above all the right to be treated humanely Governments have… https://t.co/tsyu46dUpV
11/16
2021
Broader sanctions are certainly necessary but insufficient ! Europe needs also to end the deadlock around EU asylu… https://t.co/wAoeL8UGBdBREAKING: after Poland it’s now Hungary openly undermining authority of ECJ and whole EU. High time for the Europ… https://t.co/Y6S5SndSM8People should not go to jail for saving lives. Humanitarianism is not a crime. Sign the petition, speak up, get… https://t.co/NgDjfiLKqnPro-EU folks who refuse to criticise EU leaders, even when they push deadly policies, are doing a huge disservice t… https://t.co/Y6sdmu47kv
Retweeted by Guy Verhofstadt
11/15
2021
A Poland that is kind, tolerant, European… and not afraid to say so ! ✊🏻 https://t.co/0lHL5aRw6RAgain multilateralism is failing, as the most unwilling set the pace. This should only push the EU & others to pu… https://t.co/d3hzROVCFE
11/13
2021
How to counter Lukashenko’s sinister game ? - threat of massive sanctions for his cronies (they like money) - comm… https://t.co/mxAErvEmLa
11/12
2021

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