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Trump vs Merkel: German Trade on Trial and the Eurozone Crisis

Trump and Merkel’s latest clash over German trade policy revives a decade-long economic power struggle within Europe. Germany’s export is booming: is it a problem? Should Berlin invest more? 1,300 more words


A General Logic of Crisis

Adam Tooze on:

How Will Capitalism End? by Wolfgang Streeck
Verso, 262 pp, £16.99, November 2016, ISBN 978 1 78478 401 0

‘Whatever it takes.’ These words, spoken by the president of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, to a crowd of investors in the City of London on 26 July 2012, have come to represent the symbolic end to the acute phase of the global financial crisis. 8,047 more words


As in Everything, Trade-Offs in Europe

Benjamin Studebaker has published a piece that is an object lessen in wishful thinking. He posits, in short, that if the left in Europe commits to strategically reforming the EU’s institutions then we can solve the problem in Greece. 2,456 more words


Eindelijk de waarheid over de 3-procentregel boven tafel @groene @MathieuLLSegers @eu #euro

De fluisteraar van Europa (Mathieu Segers, Buitenland, De Groene Amsterdammer, 6.4.2017)


# Onder Commissie-voorzitter Prodi ging niet alleen de euro van start, maar werd ook de zogenoemde ‘big bang’-uitbreiding van de EU gerealiseerd. 188 more words


Statement on the London terror attack: our democracy transcends hatred

On behalf of the European Student Think Tank we would like to express our sincerest condolences and send our love to the people of the United Kingdom in these tragic days. 158 more words

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March 9, 2017 Yanis Varoufakis back on BtN for the first time in over two years! He discusses the interminable eurocrisis, austerity, Brexit, the nationalist international (Trump, Le Pen, etc.), and  45 more words

Kopzorgen markt over onzekerheid in Italië

Beleggers onzeker door nek-aan-nekrace voor- en tegenstanders hervormingen in Italië

Dorinde Meuzelaar

Amsterdam – Na de schrik rond het Brexit-referendum en de verkiezing van Donald Trump als nieuwe Amerikaanse president, staat beleggers wéér een potentieel keerpunt te wachten. 656 more words