Many of the protests that took place against Donald Trump during his visit to the UK focused on his policies toward refugees. Amanda Russell Beattie, Gemma Bird and Patrycja Rozbicka argue that while the protesters [...]
One month ago, the Swiss population rejected by referendum a proposal to introduce a sovereign money system. What can we learn from the campaign in Switzerland? Here are takeaways from the debate event we hosted [...]
Klaus Regling, the head of the eurozone’s bailout fund and a German, concerning the most recent EU “debt relief” for Grecce: “It is the biggest act of solidarity that the world has ever seen” (Reglings [...]
It is always ood to leave the economic anaylses of Greece and austerity (see today´s article by Sergio Cesaratto) and to see what the situation on the ground looks like. Haris Malamidis and Kostis Roussos [...]
“Economics beyond the Swabian hausfrau” is a series of lectures, 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.
Next: 15 September with Ann Pettifor (in English, but with a simultaneous translation in German).
These are introductory lectures, especially for non-economists.
Venue and Time: Monarch, Skalitzerstr. 134, 10999 Berlin (U Bahn Kottbusser Tor) 7 pm open 6:30), Admission 2 €
Book review by David Shirreff There’s an old proverb: “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.” Ashoka Mody, a former IMF economist, and visiting professor at Princeton, tells the tragic tale of how [...]