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    30 April 2014

    Phil Mulllan on Quantitative Easing: will it ever stop?

    19-21 July 2014

    The Academy 2014: tickets on sale!

    Does the EU stand for democracy and freedom?
    Institute of Ideas in partnership with the Free Thinking Zone present a mini-Battle
    May 8, 2014
    500 million people in 28 countries have the right to vote in the European elections this May to elect 751 MEPs. This may seem to be a great, if not unprecedented, exercise in democracy. But how democratic is the EU and how will this election benefit the citizens of Europe? For those who want to revive the democratic instinct and encourage ʽthe peopleʼ to take control of their destiny, is the EU a help or a hindrance?