Bringing It Back Home

‘America’s current tax system adversely affects the US economy in several ways’ Add a comment

Europe’s Fitful Financial Integration

'The road to pan-European regulation over the last two decades has been winding and rocky' Add a comment

Dys-topia, dat-topia, Utopia, meh

‘Looking for the cause of this historical lightning crack in the ceiling of sanity is difficult’ Add a comment

What to do about Ukraine?

‘The mid-term and long-term implications of Russia’s action should shake us to the core’ Add a comment

A European Lost Decade?

‘Japan’s experience shows, prolonged fiscal and monetary stimulus is not a recipe for faster growth. Europe’s leaders should heed that experience.’ Add a comment

The Trouble with Universal Education

‘It is time to abandon this unrealistic goal in favor of an achievable, targeted, and cost-effective approach’ Add a comment

Fixing Europe’s Orbán Problem

‘If Orbán succeeds in building an illiberal state within the EU, others might be encouraged to follow suit’ Add a comment

New Journalism, New Thinking

‘If you have been paying attention, you may have noticed that newspapers are closing down everywhere’ Add a comment

Ukraine's next crisis?

Economic disaster looms as the country’s coal industry takes a serious hit Add a comment

How Money is Made

'The problem lies in bank credit-for-asset transactions, which often generate boom-bust cycles' Add a comment

The Coming CLASS War

‘The extra-territorial use of regulatory and tax powers is reinforcing the view that currencies can be wielded as weapons’ Add a comment

The journo crisis

If Risen falls, down go ‘We, the people’ everywhere Add a comment

The New Loose Nukes

‘The only conflict so far in which authorities have lost control of sensitive nuclear materials was the Georgia-Abkhazia War’ Add a comment

Neutralizing Ukraine

‘Putin’s agenda in Ukraine is widely assumed to extend well beyond preventing the country from becoming a base for anti-Russian military forces’ Add a comment

The Framing of MH-17

Characterizing the downing of MH17 publicly as a war crime may prove beneficial in apprehending the perpetrators Add a comment

Who are the major losers of Russian sanctions?

‘The sanctions could also be something of an own-goal for Russia’ Add a comment

Amazon’s bad attitude problem

Even an ex-bank robber is put off by bookseller’s practices Add a comment

Sanctions and Solidarity

‘Creating such a fund would provide a potent symbol of solidarity within the EU’ Add a comment

Europe’s Blast from the Past

'The EU’s common foreign and security policy remains insufficiently developed' Add a comment

ECB head discusses central bank communication

European Central Bank to start publishing summaries of monetary policy meetings Add a comment

Russia’s Eurasian Vision

'Russia has always seen itself as a great power that should be surrounded by buffer states' Add a comment

Soccer Lessons for Europe’s Economy

‘Germany’s soccer revolution was mirrored in the economy’ Add a comment

The Trauma of France’s Jews

'But even if the French state is not anti-Semitic, anti-Semitism does exist in France' Add a comment

The Facebook Furor

‘Reading about Kim Kardashian’s new dress may make you want to buy the dress, but does it also make you feel ugly?’ Add a comment

China’s Climate Commitment

'This transformation promises not only to benefit the environment, but also to create new sources of economic growth' Add a comment

Europe’s Options

‘Widespread economic discontent is reflected in recent political instability’ Add a comment

The Waste of War

‘As was the case a century ago, vain and ignorant leaders are pushing into battle without clear purpose’ Add a comment

The Trade Delusion

'Earth, after all, does not trade with other planets, yet its economy still grows' Add a comment

The New Neutrality

The impact on German foreign policy of the country’s deepening economic ties with Russia has been evident throughout the Ukraine crisis Add a comment

That eerie feeling may be technocreep

People’s intimacy with technology is beginning to turn unsettling Add a comment