at 27 May 2020 01:47
The default value of 2 months was deemed not sufficient by our activists.
Neue Begründung: The coming weeks and months are going to be decisive because the European Commission and Parliament will determine in what kind of European Union we will live in the future. Is it going to be one that is true to its core values or is it going to keep idly watching authoritarian regimes grow stronger and more dominant? [1, 2, 3]
The 2021-2027 budget debate with Germany as acting president of the Council is going to present challenges as well as opportunities. It could prove to be a great tool to effectively lead some governments exploiting the present system back to the fundamental principles of the European Union, namely the rule of law, civil liberties as well as the fight against corruption, nepotism, and kleptocracy . As European citizens we wish our voice to be heard, and demand concrete actions instead of toothless condemnations and more red tape .
The long term success of our European Union depends on whether we are able to change our present practices and preserve its moral and financial foundations. Your signature will help with this!
 The first time ever: an EU member state is classified as a non-democracy ("hybrid regime") - Freedom House:
 HUNGARY IS LOST - Die Zeit:
 Make no mistake: Poland and Hungary aren’t the only EU states abusing the law - The Guardian
 "The European project relies on constant respect of the rule of law."
 Judy Asks: Can Europe Save Democracy in Hungary and Poland? - Carnegie Europe:
Signatures at the time of the change: 69 (67 in Europäische Union)