10 April 2018
Palais du Luxembourg By Ibex73 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Lawmaking: a spurt of acceleration

The emergency procedure, renamed accelerated one since 2008, enables the government to call for a conciliation committee between the Assembly and the Senate after one reading only. It can be seen as […]
16 February 2017

Tolerance in progress

Synthesizing 69 questions about minorities, the tolerance index ranges from 0 (maximum intolerance) to 100 (maximum tolerance). After falling during Nicolas Sarkozy’s five-year term, tolerance grew in 2015-2016 despite a […]
20 May 2016

European Union legislates less and less

  The European Union is regularly mocked for its desire to legislate on everything and in great detail. Yet analyses conducted by the Centre for European Studies show that European […]