The EU is a system that survives because the key institutions break the law – to the advantage of neo-liberal interests.
Thiemo Fetzer : Tory Austerity And Welfare Cuts Like Bedroom Tax Directly Caused Brexit, New Study Finds
Better late than never. Was Brexit then just a repudiation of UK austerity, or did voters understand the the political establishment in Britain were also part of broader EU policy? Read here
Reuters – Over 100 Economists: G7 leaders should end not just coal, but also oil and gas finance in 2021
Ahead of summit, more than 100 economists call on G7 countries to commit to shift their finance out of all fossil fuels this year, to enable a green pandemic recovery Read here
Corporate Europe Observatory: Big Tech brings out the big guns in fight for future of EU tech regulation
The next big EU lobby battle is already underway: Google, Facebook, and Microsoft are among the companies making huge efforts to shape the upcoming Commission proposals to regulate the digital market. Read here