Are governments listening? Karl Nesh/Shutterstock? Rebecca Willis, Lancaster University If targets were enough to beat the climate crisis, we would have cause for celebration. The UK, Norway, Sweden and France have written a target of [...]
Many of Piketty’s conclusions touch on important shifts that have taken place in recent decades. Among the most important is the reversing role of education in political alignment: while highly educated voters once backed parties [...]
When we began BRAVE NEW EUROPE two years ago, we knew that the region was heading for a major crisis, economically, politically, and environmentally. The European Union, which has substantially become a neo-liberal project, would [...]
The European Central Bank is simply running out of options. It has failed miserably in the past years with its neo-liberal ideology and has no powder or ideas left. Michael Roberts is an Economist in [...]
He has saved the euro, but he has even supported as a counterpart the deleterious combination of austerity – structural reforms, which have made Eurozone the area with the lowest growth and highest unemployment in [...]
“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:
1 October “The Finance Curse - 20 reasons to shrink your local financial centre” Daniela Gabor
23 October: "Wall Street will not save the planet from climate crisis. Only you can" Costis Hadjimichalis
29 October:"Why uneven geographical development lies behind the recent European crisis" Grace Blakeley
12 November: "Financialisation and the climate emergency" Jason Hickel
28 November: "Climate Breakdown and the Degrowth Imperative"
Book review by Hauke Benner Over 180 pages, Graeme Maxton criticises governments, corporations and entrepreneurs, especially in rich countries, for complete failure in the face of the threat of climate collapse and calls for “a [...]