Torn between centre-left respectability and anti-establishment protest, the Italian radical left struggles to devise a coherent and appealing political project Paolo Chiocchetti, Fellow of the Robert Schuman Institute of European Affairs, University of Luxembourg and […]
The justice systems in many European nations have little to do with justice, serving the interests of those in power. Portugal is no exception. João Paulo Batalha is a social activist and founding member of […]
Yes, it still exists: Hard-hitting, persistent, methodic confrontation of politicians by journalists.
Neo-liberalism is out to get the young. They are especially vulnerable. They have little experience in self-organisation and do not vote. Greece is the victim of German neo-liberalsim, Britain’s current situtation is the result of […]
Paul Mason, Dr Faiza Shaheen, Anthony Barnett and Dr Johnna Montgomerie discuss whether radical social democracy offers a way out of the crisis of neoliberalism, and what that means for future economic policy. […]
Europeans believe they have very little corruption. That is because laws have been created to make corrruption legal – at least when it is on a large scale. Read here
Why is it that the Untied States financial authorities seems to prosecute more high porfile corruption cases in the EU than European authorities? It is a long list including Damiler-Benz, FIFA, leading Greek politicians and […]
Italian elections are rapidly nearing. Although this article left out Liberi e Pari (Free and Equal) it ohterwiseprovides a good overview. The conclusion seems realistic enough: after the elections there will be no change, just […]
The Grand Coalition Agreement in Germany contains of a lot of words, yet little content. It does not fulfil what it promises, but is simply a programme for the intensified continuation of German mercantilism. Heiner […]
John Weeks explains why one does not need an economist to understand economics, why austerity in Britain was and is unnecessary, the importance of gilts in a society, and lots more.