Posts Tagged ‘Labour market policy’

Political Briefing #46/2016

“Pursuing the debate in parliament would pose the risk of... abandoning the compromise that we have built” (Manuel Valls, French Prime Minister - explaining the government’s decision to force t...

Political Briefing #29/2016

“Either Europe’s mainstream parties [...] start thinking seriously about ways to build entirely new kinds of broad-based coalitions. Or they don’t, in which case the outcome could be real politi...

Political Briefing #65/2016

“The Eurozone needs more solidarity and a greater boost [...] We will not make this happen through mere coordination. We need more integration concerning fiscal and social policy and an investment p...

Political Briefing #41/2016

“We benefit, though, from the single market, making our economy bigger, creating jobs and more tax revenue. We get back much more overall than we put in. I think our membership fee is worthwhile. (....

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 ...

Political Briefing #39/2016

“In order to reap the full benefits from our monetary policy measures, other policy areas must contribute much more decisively, both at the national and at the European levels”. (Mario Draghi, Pr...

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 #53/2016

“I will stay the course because this is a good reform and we must go all the way to adoption … This is not the time to put the French economy in difficulty.” Francois Holland, French President...