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23.05.2019
Europe’s Unfinished Business

The EU needs a new model for doing business, one which marries innovation, social justice & sustainability, & puts Europe on the road to shared prosperity before crisis hits again.

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21.05.2019
Still Time for Another Europe?

Although progressive social movements engage less and less with the EU following its direction of the economic and refugee crises, the struggle for ‘another Europe’ is not lost.

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18.05.2019
Looking Back and West: Lessons for Europe’s Future

Looking to historical and US-based examples offers a springboard to discuss European integration at a time of rising nationalism and populism.

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30.04.2019
The Future of Money as an Institution

In an age of climate crisis where the social consequences of 2008 are still being felt, central banks are in uncharted territory.

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25.06.2018
Europe’s problem is not (just) Germany

Germany should not be criticised for pushing other EU countries to stick to agreed rules and reforms. However, it should also be prepared to do so as well.

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22.06.2018
The troubling transformation of the EU

In its quest for competitiveness, the EU is becoming an increasingly coercive system, controlling members through a myriad of rules and mechanisms.

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27.02.2018
Italy’s elections: what do they mean for Europe?

Distinguishing between drama and reality is key to understanding an Italian election that lacks substance on all sides when it comes to Europe.

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16.02.2018
Tax havens must be closed, but not for the reasons you think

It’s not just about the tax havens, the state can do better than blaming tax evasion for poor public services.

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29.11.2017
The Reforms that Europe Doesn’t Need

European progressives must prevent Macron and others’ efforts to increase the extent of the EU’s fiscal union, as these will only make Europe more undemocratic and neoliberal.

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22.09.2016
Why Joseph 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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