References to ‘the people’ are misleading. Populism is no democratic corrective.
Columns & Interviews
by Branko Milanovic on
Branko Milanovic explains how globalisation has allowed small states to become major players and big cities to outgrow their nation-states.
by Ngaire Woods on
Assuming the UK does eventually leave the EU, its next government will need to negotiate new relationships with the rest of the world.
by Lea Ypi on
With the UK facing one of the most important elections in decades, the focus should be on the clear programmatic differences between the main parties, rather than weekly polling outcomes.
by Adam Tooze on
Adam Tooze dissects how the macroeconomic policy discourse is disabling necessary German, and European, steps forward.
by David Gow on
It may be three decades since the Berlin wall came down but too many others have recently proliferated.
by Peter Verovšek on
The strength of ‘illiberal democracy’ three decades after the fall of the Berlin wall can only be understood by reference to the prior cold-war trajectories of east and west.
by Thorvaldur Gylfason on
The differing paths of the states which emerged after the fall of the wall show how liberty and the rule of law go hand in hand.