Europe must get beyond seeing the head of the IMF as part of the spoils from Bretton Woods.
Columns & Interviews
by Jayati Ghosh on
Worsening economic inequality in recent years is largely the result of policy choices that reflect the political influence and lobbying power of the rich.
Europe needs a new eco-social paradigm if it is to ward off the populist sirens and offer a positive vision for the continent.
The focus of the European Union on fiscal consolidation has left European societies out of kilter and undermined the union’s legitimacy. A Social Imbalances Procedure could begin to put that right.
by Sheri Berman on
The populist right and the social-democratic left may contest for the support of the popular classes but, Sheri Berman argues, it’s not a simple zero-sum game.
by Ruth Wodak on
Even such huge scandals, which lead to the dissolution of a government, resignation of a vice-chancellor and the disclosure of massive corruption, might conclude with more of the same.
by Donatella Della Porta on
In the latest contribution to our ‘Europe2025’ series, Donatella della Porta argues that it has become increasingly difficult for social movements to envision another Europe from below.
by Lukas Hochscheidt on
Winning the battle against the populists means foregrounding and addressing social inequalities, not presuming political liberalism monopolises the alternative.
by Gustav Horn on
In the latest in our ‘Europe2025’ series, Gustav Horn focuses on macroeconomic institutional reforms for financial stability and a programme of investment to engender vital public goods.
The west’s economic exploitation and moral arrogance are fuelling right-wing populism in east-central Europe.