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27.01.2017
Green Observatory: Tax Injustice

The Panama Papers and Lux Leaks have exposed the fact that tax regimes in Europe disproportionately benefit big businesses, with multi-nationals routinely avoiding paying exorbitant amounts in tax revenue while the burden falls on ordinary citizens. GEJ asked experts, activists, and Green politicians around Europe about the impact of these revelations in their national contexts, and for a sense of the debate about what it means to have a fair tax regime.

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04.01.2017
Collaboration is just a strategy – Overcoming the limits of the Commons

Although the commons are no silver bullet solution to society’s ills, combined with the common good and other alternative models they can form the basis of a fairer and more sustainable economic order.

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28.11.2016
Taking Back Ownership – Transforming Capital into Commons

What are the different ways resources can be managed and what different outcomes does it lead to?

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23.11.2016
Collaboration is just a strategy – Overcoming the limits of commons

How the commons can be a way to reform the market for the common good.

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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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02.08.2016
Looking for a New Way of Talking About State-Financed Innovation

A book review of The Entrepreneurial State by Mariana Mazzucato.

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01.07.2016
Saving the Eurozone: Is There a Green Way out of the Crisis?

Today, the debate surrounding the Eurozone focuses essentially on two questions: whether it would be preferable or even unavoidable to break up the euro area, at least in its current form, and whether it would be possible to fulfill the necessary political and economic conditions for a more resilient, prosperous and integrated EMU.

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01.07.2016
The Fight Against TTIP: A Green Pyrrhic Victory?

Victory seems to be in sight for the movement against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

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31.05.2016
What Will It Take to Achieve Tax Justice?

An interview with the economist Yann Moulier-Boutang and Philippe Lamberts, Co-President of the Greens in the European Parliament.

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27.05.2016
The case against phasing out cash

The prospect of the use of bank notes and coins becoming severely restricted, or even eliminated altogether, is one we should scrutinise closely. Making all transactions electronic could have a profound impact on the lives of many people, while giving banks even greater control over the flow of currency.

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