One might think that 70 years of perpetual peace on our continent has closed old wounds and softened the resentments of the past. Those who follow contemporary European politics even only superficially will quickly realise the opposite. At the pressure of the far-right Austrian FPÖ, an expert commission […]
I am an electronic engineer and particle accelerator physicist with experience in European scientific communities. I was born and raised in Germany, but live in Sweden. I am a convinced federalist, president of the European Federalists in Sweden, and believe that a united Europe is imperative for the future success of our continent. My interests regarding Europe focus on political structures, global strategy, and - naturally - scientific exchange.
Europa United contributor, Michael Holz is questioning the methods being used by the EU when meeting to resolve issues such as the migration crisis. Is the EU lacking clarity, because it is still in limbo in being neither an economic bloc nor a state? Taking a close look at international media […]
As part of our celebration of Europe Day, Europa United contributor Michael Holz talks about what Europe means to him. In the course of the upcoming European week, I was asked to describe what Europe means to me. For me, Europe, and especially the European project, is first […]
The year 2017 was quite remarkable in the truest sense of the word. Europe still experiences uneasy nationalistic sentiments and the negotiations between the European Union and the United Kingdom create an indigestive mix of feelings that ranges from shame to desperation with embarrassment, rage, and sadness in […]
Europa United would like to welcome our newest contributor to the team, Michael Holz. Michael is an electronic engineer and accelerator physicist with experience in European scientific communities. Born and raised in Germany, but living in Sweden, Michael is president of the European Federalists in Sweden, and his interests […]