Authors and Organisations Committed to Providing Content for BRAVE NEW EUROPE


Charles Adams – Professor of Physics, Durham University, Blogger:

Tarik Cyril Amar – Historian, Twitter: @TarikCyrilAmar, Substack:, website:

Andrzej Ancygier – Climate Analytics, Deputy Head of Climate Policy Team

Marshall Auerback is a market analyst and commentator

Dan Bailey – Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Sheffield Political Economy Research Intitute (SPERI)

Andrew Baker – Department of Politics and Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI), University of Sheffield

Dean Baker – Senior Economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR)

Chris Bambery – Author and broadcaster. Co-author (with George Kerevan) of Catalonia Reborn: How Catalonia took on the corrupt Spanish state and the legacy of Franco

Núria Bassa Camps – Catalan Photo Journalist

João Paulo Batalha – Social activist, founding member of Transparency International Portugal

Kate Bayliss – School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London

Jem Bendell – Professor of Sustainability Leadership, University of Cumbria, UK. He has recently published the book ‘Breaking Together – a freedom-loving response to collapse’

Hauke Benner – former journalist and currently a political activist against climate change.

Ignasi Bernat – Sociologist, activist, and honorary Academic in the University of Liverpool’s Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology

Fran Boait – Executive Director of Positive Money

Jörn Boewe – Freelance journalist in Berlin, press office

Einar Braathen – Political scientist, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR)

Karl Brenke – Economist, German Institute for Economics (DIW)

Martin Cames – Öko Institut Berlin

Victoria Canning – Lecturer in Criminology at The University of Bristol, currently leads an ESRC project investigating gendered harms in asylum in Britain, Denmark and the UK in collaboration with the Danish Institute Against Torture.

João Camargo – climate activist in grassroots movement Climaximo in Portugal and in the Climate Jobs campaign. He’s an environmental engineer and climate change researcher at the University of Lisbon

Andrea Lorenzo Capussela – Expert in Competition Policy, State Building and Corruption

James W. Carden – American journalist and former adviser to the US-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission.

Sergio Cesaratto – Professor of Growth and Development Economics and of Monetary and Fiscal Policies in the European Monetary Union, University of Siena

Ryan Chapman – Film-maker

Emma Clancy – Emma Clancy works as an advisor for Martin Schirdewan of Die Linke in the European Parliament. She is also editor of Irish Broad Left

Brett Christophers – Professor of Geography, Uppsala University, Sweden

Victoria Cooper – Lecturer in Social Policy and Criminology at The Open University and researcher in housing, homelessness and austerity.

Anna Coote – Principal Fellow, New Economics Foundation.

Frances Coppola – A prolific writer and speaker on banking, finance and economics. She runs a popular finance & economics blog, Coppola Comment, and contributes frequently to Forbes, the BBC and other mainstream media.

Corporate Europe Observatory – A research and campaign group working to expose and challenge the privileged access and influence enjoyed by corporations and their lobby groups in EU policy making.

Philip Cunliffe – Senior Lecturer in International Conflict at the University of Kent

Sergi CutillasMember of the European Research Network on Social and Economic Policy

Hulya Dagdeviren – Professor of Economic Development, Business School, University of Hertfordshire

Will Davies – Reader in Political Economy, Goldsmiths, University of London

Aeron Davis – Professor of Political Communication, Co-Director of Goldsmiths Political Economy Research Centre, Goldsmiths, University of London

DeSmog UK – A climate news outlet uncovering the undue influence of climate science denial and the fossil fuel industry on energy and climate policy (Cross-posting)

Chris DillowChris Dillow is an economics writer at Investors Chronicle. He blogs at Stumbling and Mumbling, and is the author of New Labour and the End of Politics.

Danny Dorling – Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography, University of Oxford

Andrew Dowling – Senior Lecturer in Catalan and Spanish History at Cardiff University, author of “The Rise of Catalan Independence. Spain’s Territorial Crisis” (Routledge)

Dirk Ehnts – Economist, based in Berlin, Pufendorf-Gesellschaft e. V.

Tamara Ehs – Political scientist, head of IG Demokratie (Austria). She developed the “Democracy Repair Café”, bringing together citizens and politicians in new conversational formats

Thomas Fazi – Writer, journalist and activist. Together with Bill Mitchell author of  “Reclaiming the State: A Progressive Vision of Sovereignty for a Post-Neoliberal World” (Pluto, 2017)

Duroyan Fertl is a political analyst and a former Political Advisor for Sinn Féin and GUE/NGL in the European Parliament.

Finance Watch – A public interest association dedicated to making finance work for the good of society

Financial Transparency Coalition – A global network of civil society, governments, and the world’s foremost experts on illicit financial flows (Cross-posting)

Adam Fishwick – Senior Lecturer in Urban Studies and Public Policy, Centre for Urban Research on Austerity, De Montfort University

Heiner Flassbeck – Economist, Publisher and Editor of “flassbeck economics international”

James Foley – Postdoctoral researcher at Glasgow Caledonian University, and has two forthcoming books on the British state and the European Union

Steven Forti – Associate Professor for history at the Universitat Autonomia de Barcelona (UAB)

Guido Franzinetti –  Research Fellow and Lecturer in Contemporary European History and in East European History at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Eastern Piedmont “Amedeo Avogadro” (Alessandria), Italy

Daniela Gabor – Economist, University of the West of England, Bristol

Lina Gálvez – Professor of Economic History and Gender Studies at Pablo de Olavide University, Seville

Nadia Garbellini – Economist, Universita degli Studi di Pavia

Joanna Gilmore – Lecturer in Law, York Law School, University of York

Eliane Glaser – Writer, lecturer and author of Get Real: How to See Through the Hype, Spin and Lies of Modern Life. Her new book, “Anti-Politics”, will be published in 2018.

Jule Goikoetxea – Basque political philosopher, writer and feminist activist

Louise Haagh – Reader in Politics, University of York, Chair of the Basic Income Earth Network and co-editor-in-chief of Basic Income Studies.

Norbert Häring – Financial journalist at the German daily business newspaper Handelsblatt,  blogger, and award-winning author of popular books on economics and finance.

Bill Hare – Director Climate Analytics

Emily Luise Hart – Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Liverpool, an anti prison campaigner for Community Action on Prison Expansion and a UCU activist.

Shaun Hargreaves-Heap – Economist, Department of `Political Economy, King’s College, London

Jason Hickel – Anthropologist, London School of Economics; Director of Policy at /The Rules; Author of “The Divide: A New History of Global Inequality”

Colin Hines – Author ‘Progressive Protectionism’ and Convenor UK Green New Deal Group

George Hoare – Co-host of BungaCast and one of the founders of The Northern Star, a journal of democracy

Stuart Hodkinson – Associate Professor in Critical Urban Geography, University of Leeds

Alex Holder – Researcher at the University of Liverpool who is investigating the practical role of legal frameworks in drone strikes

Vedran Horvat – Managing Director Institute for Political Ecology (Zagreb), Journalist, Researcher

Michael Hudson – President of The Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET), a Wall Street Financial Analyst, Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City

Tom Hunt – Policy Research Officer at Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI)

Zoran Ivančić – CPI Foundation Sarajevo, producer, open data, environment, human rights activist and advocacy trainer.

Will Jackson – Lecturer in Criminology, Liverpool John Moore University

David Jamieson – a Glasgow based socialist and writer. He is a reporter for the CommonSpace Scottish news site and the editor of Conter, a website of Scottish socialist theory.

Lee Jones – Reader in International Politics at Queen Mary University of London. He is also one of the founding editors of The Northern Star

Patrick Kaczmarczyk – Political economist, consultant, and author

Annina Kaltenbrunner – Economist, Leeds University Business School

Katie KedwardEconomist at UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose

Steve Keen – Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute for Strategy, Resilience & Security, UCL

Thomas Klikauer – Senior lecturer teaching Human resource management and Industrial Relations at the Sydney Graduate School of Management (SGSM) at the Western Sydney University, Australia

Wolfgang Knorr – Climate scientist, consultant for the European Space Agency and guest researcher at the Department of Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University

Juan Laborda – Financial Economics, University of Carlos III; Money and Banking, Syracuse University (Madrid)

Stewart Lansley – Economist and academic, author of A Sharing Economy (2016) and (with Jo Mack) Breadline Britain ( 2015)

Costas Lapavitsas – Economist, SOAS University of London

Antonio Lettieri – Editor of Insight ( He was National Secretary of CGIL, and former Professor in charge of Labour Law at the University of Naples.

Laurie Macfarlane – Economics Editor at openDemocracy and co-author of “Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing”

Michael Mair – Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Liverpool and works on politics, accountability and contemporary warfare and conflict.

J. W. Mason – Associate Professor of Economics at John Jay College – City University of New York; Senior Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and at ZOE Institute for Future-Fit Economies

Stavros Mavroudeas – Professor of Political Economy at the Department of Economics at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki

Robin McAlpine – Director of Common Weal, a Scottish think and do tank campaigning for greater social and economic equality in Scotland

Tara McCormack – Lecturer in international relations at the University of Leicester

Abigail McKnight – Associate Professorial Research Fellow, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics

Jo Michell – Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of the West of England, Bristol

Branko Milanović – Economist specialised in development and inequality. His newest  book is “Capitalism, Alone: The Future of the System That Rules the World”

Tom Mills – Centre for Critical Inquiry into Society and Culture (CCISC), Aston University

Elizabeth Minor – Advisor at Article 36, a UK-based not for profit organisation working to prevent the unintended, unnecessary or unacceptable harm caused by the use of certain weapons

Johnna Montgomerie – Deputy Director of the Political Economy Research Centre at Goldsmiths, University of London

Richard MurphyEconomic justice campaigner. Professor of Accounting, Sheffield University Management School. Chartered accountant. Co-founder of the Green New Deal

Heikki Patomäki – Political Economist, University of Helsinki, Civic activist

Ann Pettifor – Economist, director of Policy Research in Macroeconomics (PRIME) – Blogger “Debtonation”, Author of “Just Money – How Society Can Break the Despotic Power of Finance”

Philip Pettit – Laurence S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values, Princeton University

Kate Pickett – Professor of Epidemiology, University Champion for Research on Justice and Equality, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Future Health, University of York

Zoltan Pogátsa – Lecturer in political economy, University of West Hungary, Central European University

Jaume Portell Caño – Freelance journalist specialised in economy and international relations, always in relation with the African continent

Post-Crash Economics Society – A group of economics students at The University of Manchester whose belief is that the content of the economics syllabus and teaching methods could and should be seriously rethought

Vladimir Radomirović – Editor-In-Chief of (Serbia)

John Rapley – Political economist, author of ‘Twilight of the Money Gods’

Rupert Read – Co-Director of the Climate Majority Project

Aidan Regan – Assistant Professor, University College Dublin, School of Politics and International Relations (SPIRe)

Geoffrey Roberts – Emeritus Professor of History at University College Cork and a Member of the Royal Irish Academy

Michael Roberts – Economist in the City of London and prolific blogger (

Josh Ryan-Collins – Senior Economist, New Economics Foundation

Malcolm Sawyer – Economist, Leeds University Business School

Nicholas Shaxson – Tax Justice Network, Investigative Journalist, Author of “Treasure Islands”

David Shirreff – Former finance and business journalist at The Economist, Author of “Break up the Banks!”, Playwright

Andrew Simms – Co-founder New Weather Institute, Centre for Global Political Economy at University of Sussex, and fellow of the New Economics Foundation.

Jeremy Smith – Co-Director of PRIME Economics

Edward Smythe – Economist at the think-tank and campaign organisation Positive Money

Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) – An interdisciplinary research institute at the University of Sheffield that aims to develop new ways of thinking about the economic and political challenges by the current combination of financial crisis, shifting economic power and environmental threat

Guy Standing – economist, professorial research associate, SOAS University of London, author of The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class, and The Corruption of Capitalism: Why Rentiers thrive and Work does not pay

Frances Stewart – Professor of Development Economics and Director, Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity, University of Oxford

Antonella Stirati – Professor for political economics at Università Roma Tre

Andy Storey – Sociologist, University College Dublin

Wolfgang Streeck – Sociologist, Director emeritus of the Max-Planck-Institut for Gesellschafsforschung, Cologne

Toni Strubell  – a former MP in the Catalan Parliament, journalist, and author of What Catalans Want

Lars Pålsson Syll – Economist, Faculty of Education and Society, Malmö University

Aleks Szczerbiak – Professor of Politics and Contemporary European Studies, Director of Doctoral Studies in Law, Politics and Sociology, University of Sussex

Tax Justice Network – An NGO dedicated to high-level research, analysis and advocacy in the area of international tax and the international aspects of financial regulation (Cross-postings)

Tomislav Tomasevic – activist and researcher on environmental justice, program director of Institute for Political Ecology, Croatia

Steve Tombs – Professor of Criminology at The Open University

Olivier Tonneau – Lecturer in modern languages, Homerton College, Cambridge, Member of La France Insoumise (France Unbowed) and the People’s Assembly Against Austerity

Yanis Varoufakis – Co-founder of the Democracy in Europe Movement (DiEM25), economist, and former Greek finance minister

Dieter Vesper – Macroeconomist, Berlin

Jelena Vidojević – Political scientist and the co-founder of the New South Institute.

Asbjørn Wahl – Director of the broad Campaign for the Welfare State in Norway, Adviser to the Norwegian Union of Municipal and General Employees, Chair of the ITF Working Group on Climate Change

John Weeks – ( 26 July 2020) Economist, University of London, Author of “The Economics of the 1%: How mainstream economics serves the rich, obscures reality and distorts policy”

Francis Weyzig – senior policy advisor at Oxfam Novib

David Whyte – Professor of Climate Justice in the School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

James Wilsdon – University of Sheffield, Research Policy, Director of Impact & Engagement Faculty of Social Sciences

Richard Wolff – Professor of economics emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a visiting professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University, in New York.

Ben Wray – Editor of The Gig Economy Project at BRAVE NEW EUROPE