France Culture - 9th June 2009
Jean-Dominique Giuliani was guest on the news programme of France Culture. He analysed the election: victory for the right, sanction for the left, breakthrough for the far right and the greens, re-election of Mr Barroso. In reaction to the various reports he focused on highlighting citizen demand for action on the part of the European Union. Since the latter's competences are still limited this can be a source of frustration. In spite of...
BFM Radio - 9th June 2009
Jean-Dominique Giuliani was guest on the show "Good Morning Business" on BFM Radio, to comment on the results of the European elections. Apart from the high abstention rate, Mr Giuliani believes the main lesson to be drawn from the election in France is that the French "voted differently". During this campaign the opposition pro and anti-European had diminished significantly; confrontation was more on issues with regard to...
Figaro.fr - 8th June 2009
The day after the European elections in the 27 EU countries Jean-Dominique Giuliani is guest on Figaro.fr to analyse the consequences of the election.
He believes that the European left failed in its "constantly social" strategy. In his opinion the re-election of J-M Barroso is not guaranteed; the European Parliament want to "negotiate" to "assert its prerogatives and power".
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Radio Classique - 8th June 2009
On 8th June Mr Giuliani was "the Political Guest" on Nicolas Pierron's show.
With Loic Tribot La Spierre he commented the results of the European elections. Mr Giuliani stressed three points. Firstly he regretted the abstention rate - that has increased constantly since 1979 in the European elections. In his opinion it is because "Europe is a progressive idea that still has not revealed what its powers are". He then...