5 December 2018

MEPs on Twitter #9: all eyes on Brexit and the Yellow vests

Overall, discussions are clearly focused on the #giletjaunes protests and the draft #brexit deal.

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«There is no doubt that we live in highly specialised societies. The political problems that we deal with are however quite similar. So maybe a starting point to better understand an appropriate conception of solidarity for the EU could be the idea of a “mechanical” attitude in the Durkheimian sense. However, conviction to be part of a joint political project, rather than fear of suffering alone, should be the guiding principle of solidarity in the EU»