Columns & Interviews

Bernadette Segol

Social Europe: Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow

It’s an honour for me to be invited to deliver this lecture, commemorating Sir Pat Lowry: well-known as a former Chair of ACAS. ACAS exists to seek conciliation between unions and employers in Britain. I read in Sir Pat’s obituary that his was one … Read More

Paweł Świeboda

Pegida: Poland Takes Stock

Pegida’s rise has been watched with much attention in Poland. The phenomenon tends to be regarded as a reaction to globalisation and a way of fuelling debate about its discontents. Polish observers note that although Pegida’s leadership is of dubious … Read More

Denis McShane

Believe In Europe But Prepare For Brexit

The people of Britain are poised for one of the biggest decisions in our history. In 2017, while the rest of Europe celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Treaty in Rome, I believe Britain will leave the European Union unless there is a major change … Read More

Blogs

Simon Wren-Lewis

Greece And Other Benefit Scroungers

Whenever I write a post critical of German views on Eurozone policy, I get comments which can be paraphrased in the following way. Greece (and maybe other Eurozone countries) are incapable of governing themselves properly, and when they get into … Read More

Wolfgang Kowalsky

Where Now For The Europe 2020 Strategy?

Does the Commission take unemployment as a serious challenge? What future for the Europe 2020 strategy? A few comments on European Commission: “Results of the public consultation on the Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive … Read More

News & Events

Yanis Varoufakis

The Nature Of The Greek Crisis

German journalist Harald Schumann of Der Tagesspiegel and Arpad Bondy produced a documentary “The Trail of the Troika” for the TV channel Arte. The film features short clips with Yanis Varoufakis but now they released the full interview on … Read More

Paul Krugman

What You Need To Know About The Eurozone Crisis

German journalist Harald Schumann of Der Tagesspiegel and Arpad Bondy produced a documentary "The Trail of the Troika" for the TV channel Arte. The film features short clips with Paul Krugman but now they released the full interview on YouTube. If … Read More