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23.01.2017
“A coalition is not a love match” – Interview with Ralf Fücks

A discussion with Ralf Fücks, outgoing president of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, on the situation in Germany, coalitions with Merkel & the rise of the AfD.

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23.01.2017
Poland: a Vicious Cycle of Disdain

Poland’s increasingly polarised political discourse, an increasing state grip on the media, and how to break the pattern.

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20.01.2017
The Cost of Making America Great Again

As Trump steps into the White House, does this signal the end of US soft power? And if so, what could this mean for Europe and the rest of the world?

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20.12.2016
Neither Brexit nor Populism: the Italian Referendum was a Personal Defeat for Matteo Renzi

What was the Italian referendum on constitutional reforms really about?

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22.09.2016
Why Jospeh Stiglitz is Wrong

Joseph Stiglitz, American economist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, has come out with a new book, The Euro : How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe. In recent weeks, Stiglitz has appeared in several features in the press (see especially here in the Financial Times or here in the Guardian), […]

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01.07.2016
EU Economics Meets Democracy

The architecture of the European Union institutions is flawed.

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26.04.2016
How can bankers live with themselves?

As the Panama Papers revelations lay bare in unprecedented detail how the rich and powerful are avoiding taxes, it is tempting to think of the bankers, financial lawyers, accountants and consultants who assist them in doing so as evil psychopaths.

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11.03.2016
Green Election Breakthrough in Ireland

The Irish Greens are back in the Dail (the Irish national parliament).

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19.02.2016
Shaky Foundations: Can the European Monetary Union Weather the Multiple EU Crises?

The ability of EU governments to follow a coordinated and unified approach to tackle the multiple crises which are hitting Europe is at the lowest level in the last 20 years

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