Think Uber, Spotify, Netflix and Airbnb. New ‘Uber-like’ business models are now being embraced in the field of employment too. The changing nature of employment relationships will require a complete overhaul of welfare and social security systems, writes Denis Pennel.
The end of the EU aid programme to Greece on 30 June, and the organisation of a Greek referendum on 5 July, raise the prospect of ending the “IMF - Europe” era, opened under the pressure of the crisis, writes Yves Bertoncini
As Greeks are queuing up at banks, the spirit of national division is rising and the Greek drama has reached its final and most painful stage, argues Pavlos Vasilopoulos. The few days that remain will shape the Greek and European future in an extremely poisonous environment.
Between the lines, the new ‘five presidents’ report’ on the future of EMU tells an interesting story about how eurozone leaders see their future together. Britain should take note, writes Renaud Thillaye.
The Greek crisis is just the latest of one of more than 600 national debt crises worldwide since the 1950s, and makes a compelling argument for the creation of an international institution for the fair and orderly resolution of sovereign bankruptcy, writes Bodo Ellmers.