Posts Tagged ‘Euro crisis’

Political Briefing #97/2016

The development of the Greek economy remains one of the main concerns of European politicians and institutions, while Brexit continues to make the headlines....

Political Briefing #93/2016

The election of Donald Trump continues to be one of the main concerns of European politicians and institutional leaders. Greece continues to make the headline across Europe and the shape of the Brexit...

Political Briefing #33/2016

"It looks like the Dutch people said NO to the European elite and NO to the treaty with the Ukraine. The beginning of the end of the EU”. (Geert Wilders, Leader of the Dutch Party for Freedom)...

Recipes for the European left

Flassbeck and Lavapitsas explain why a progressive political programme is incompatible with the current European balance of power, and why managed exit from the EU is the only option available for a L...

Political Briefing #50/2017

The Greek bailout is under spotlight, with Merkel's new outlook over the eurozone crisis management. Meanwhile, the economic issue and rights of EU citizens in the UK remain the pressing concerns for ...

Political Briefing #51/2016

“It could well be the case that after counting postal votes that we’re not quite at the front, but I’d say we’ve won anyway.” (Norbert Hofer, Presidential candidate for the Austrian Freedom ...

Political Briefing #99/2016

Italian voters rejected the constitutional reform proposed by Prime minister Matteo Renzi, who resigned. Meanwhile, in Austria, the former Green party member, Van der Bellen, won the Presidential elec...

Political Briefing #56/2016

“It’s not migrants that undercut wages, but unscrupulous employers that do so. Migrant workers are often the victims of some of the worst exploitation (...) We cannot and should not want to close ...

Italy vs Weidmann: a Twitter based analysis

On April 26, the president of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Jens Weidmann, held a speech at the German embassy in Rome. He claimed the Italian government does not respect the fiscal discipline principles e...

Ideas Monitor #7/2016

This week’s intellectual debate has been dominated by the Brexit referendum; the consequences of the economic crisis; and the evolution of the European Commission....

Political Briefing #2/2017

The sustainability of the NHS continues to make the headlines in the UK, together with the Brexit debate. Meanwhile, in Brussels all eyes are set on the election of the new President of the European P...

Ideas Monitor #36/2016

This week we look at post-liberal tendencies in Eastern Europe, the case for representative democracy and and the potential solutions to the European socio-economic crisis....

Ideas Monitor #20/2016

This week, EuVisions takes part in the 11th edition of the Trento Economics Festival, whose theme this year is “Where growth takes place”. For the occasion, this Ideas Monitor focuses primarily on...

Whither European unionism?

The recent congress of the European Trade Union Confederation closed a four-year cycle during which the union movement faced the worsening of the economic crisis, the reinforcement of austerity polici...