Monday, 13 July , 2020

European integration

The Origins of European Neoliberalism

The real source of neoliberalism in Europe is neither technocracy nor hegemony but a problem specific to the continent: intergovernmentalism By Nicholas Mulder On December 18,...

European Social Policy: Progressive Regression

By Wolfgang Streeck November 2018 Abstrac tEuropean social policy changed with the evolution of European and global capitalism, the scope and shape of European-level international institutions, the...

Pentagon threatens Europe over EU army plans

By Alex Lantier 16 May 2019 On May 1, the US Department of Defense sent a letter to the European Union warning that plans for an...

The Greece Bailout’s Legacy of Immiseration | by James K. Galbraith

Note from the author: As friends have quickly pointed out, the situation is even worse than described here. Quarterly reviews by the troika will...

Αrchbishop of Canterbury: You turned Greece into the “biggest debtor’s prison...

The weight has fallen on those least able to survive, and when their own suffering was aggravated by the desperate plight of hundreds of thousands of refugees, and now millions, little help was given. What we have seen is the global market system, and especially the EU, lend people money to buy things and then strangle their hopes and futures when they cannot repay. What we now have is the biggest debtor's prison in European history.

Looking for the exit

By Steffen Stierle  Peace, prosperity and democracy. For decades, these promises were used to win large majorities in favour of European integration, including the introduction...