Posts Tagged ‘Refugee Crisis’

Ideas Monitor #17/2016

This week’s ideas monitor focuses on the Brexit referendum, the value of free movement, euroscepticism, and proposes a focus on Italy in its relations with the EU....

Political Briefing #32/2016

“[Leaving the European Union would be] an act of economic and political self-harm. (...) The idea that leaving Europe is the answer is a dangerous fallacy: more than half of our steel exports go to ...

Political Briefing #26/2016

“There is no growth without investment (…) (it is) false to believe that reducing expenses is the only way of meeting a budget or reducing sovereign debt [...]". Martin Schulz, President of the 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 #2/2016

“He said women coming to the UK on a spouse visa could lose their right to stay in the country if they did not improve their English. New rules would come into force from October, he said, and these...

Political Briefing #1/2015

“We were facing an acute humanitarian crisis situation that demanded immediate action. But that isn't the core of the problem. We all have to accept accusations that we ignored the refugee crisis fo...

Ideas Monitor #33/2017

This week's public debate focuses on German elections, Macron's vision of the EU integration project and the post-Brexit migratory policies of the UK Government....

Political Briefing #31/2016

“For decades, whenever the IMF 'visited' a struggling country, it promoted 'reforms' that led to the demolition of small businesses and the proletarisation of middle-class professionals”. (Yanis V...

Political Briefing #23/2016

“Any effort to think critically about the future shape of the EU and Britain’s relationships within it runs the risk of being regarded as simply another exercise in euro-scepticism ... " (Marianne...

Ideas Monitor #6/2016

This week’s intellectual debate has been dominated by the discussion on the state of the European Union; the need for more democracy in the EU; and the Brexit referendum....

Ideas Monitor #1/2016

The beginning of 2016 has brought some new questions to the fore of European intellectual debates: does there exist a “double currency option” for the Greek economy? How do we immagine the future ...

Ideas Monitor #6/2015

The political crisis of the Old Contintent, the prospects of security in Europe after Paris, and the troubles linked to the Schengen Agreement: these the top themes featuring this week's intellectual ...

Political Briefing #71/2016

The strategy to deal with the uncertainty raised by the EU Referendum of 23 June seems to be increasingly focused on putting new efforts to relaunch the European project....

Political Briefing #42/2016

“A good and happy life should not be something for a small group of privileged people. It should be possible for everyone. This is what 1 May is about. For more than 100 years. However, our minister...

Political Briefing #37/2016

“The conclusions could not be clearer. Britain would be permanently poorer if we left the EU to the tune of £4,300 for every household in the country. That's a fact everyone should think about”. ...

Ideas Monitor #11/2016

This week’s intellectual debate has been dominated by the terrorist attacks in Bruxelles; the challenges posed to the EU by the refugee crisis; the Brexit referendum....

Ideas Monitor #9/2016

This week’s intellectual debate has been dominated by the Brexit referendum; the challenges posed to the EU by the refugee crisis; and the role of the ECB and its decision to enlarge the quantitativ...

Ideas Monitor #5/2016

Should the management of the refugee crisis follow moral principles or political incentives? Should conutries outside of the Banking Union join it? Some of the questions lying at the base of this week...

Ideas Monitor #5/2015

What is the nature of the European Union? How should we deal with the refugee crisis? These are the main questions leading the European intellectual debates of this week....

Political Briefing #35/2016

“If it turns out no tax has been paid on the transactions [to offshore entities], we have our instruments to collect what is owed (...) To me, the use of offshore companies shows you want to run awa...

Ideas Monitor #10/2016


This week’s intellectual debate has been dominated by the refugee crisis, with a special focus on the Turkey agreement; Merkel’s leadership after the German elections; and the Brexit referend...

Political Briefing #20/2016

“The monetary union generated a conflict between a centralised elite on one side and the forces of national democracy on the other (…) The counter-argument - that leaving the euro would provoke t...

Political Briefing #7/2016

“I consider [the migration crisis] more serious than the so-called "euro crisis". Why? Because what is at stake is not just economic matter, it's about political acceptance and because the very sudd...

Ideas Monitor #7/2015

The rise of the far-right in France and the need for a social investment package in Europe are the main topics at the centre of this week’s European intellectual debates. ...