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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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25.11.2017
Whose City is it Anyway? Reflections on Global Urban Dynamics

Sociologist Saskia Sassen talks about the role of cities in globalisation, and how citizens can reclaim the rapidly dwindling urban space.

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23.08.2017
Trade and the Environment – Sworn Enemies?

International trade currently creates huge environmental damage and ‘ecological debt’ from certain countries to others. How can this be remedied?

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13.06.2017
Selling its Future Competitiveness? Why Europe Needs to Screen Foreign Investments

Foreign investment into the EU often have political, as well as economic, motivations. Should the EU act on this?

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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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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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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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