The chickens are coming home to roost at present and the irony of all this is that ultimately German and Dutch external surpluses will fall below the allowable EU imbalance threshold of 6 per cent of GDP, not because those nations are doing anything sensible to address their damaging stance, but, rather, because their economies have become dependent on export growth and with China slowing that will hurt them badly.
The virus confirms that the world needs rules for living together—but not the arbitrary rules we’ve got. For the good of the economy as much as anything else, the focus must shift from investment and […]
This week, scientists, politicians, and policymakers are gathering in Brussels for a landmark conference. The aim of this event, organised by members of the European parliament from five different political groups, alongside trade unions and […]
The Full Brexit: To defeat the far right, the left must embrace a socialist and internationalist Brexit
The EU enshrines Thatcherism in one continent — the belief it can be reformed from within is deluded. Read here