After seeing his first pick for Commissioner rejected by the European Parliament due to concerns of conflict of interests, French President Macron seems to have doubled down with a potentially even more controversial nomination: Thierry [...]
Euroland or Neverland? Lorenzo Codogno argues that constrained monetary policy calls for a greater role for fiscal policy in supporting the Eurozone economy, as former ECB President Mario Draghi recently suggested. Yet of the three [...]
Austerity, corruption, and opportunism has wrecked Spain’s post-Franco political system. Nationalism is now the predominant political factor. Add to this the recrudescence of fascism and one has the same failure of Liberal Democracy that has [...]
“Economics beyond the Swabian hausfrau” is a series of talks, featuring some of the most prominent European heterodox economists, planned for this year and next in Berlin presented by BRAVE NEW EUROPE, the Helle Panke Foundation, and local groups of the Network for Pluralist Economics.
In October/November we shall start a new series of talks under the motto "Putting Politics Back into Political Economy".
Talks are being held by:
12 November: "Financialisation and the climate emergency"
7pm in the Monarch Bar, Skalitzer Straße 134, 10999 Berlin (U-Bahn station Kottbusser Tor)
28 November: "Climate Breakdown and the Degrowth Imperative"
Book Review by Michael Roberts Back in 2014, French economist Thomas Piketty published a blockbuster book, Capital in the 21st century. Repeating the name of Marx’s Capital, the implication of the title was that it [...]