The US economic recovery is false, according to Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz. He told La Tribune that sustainable growth can only be achieved by tackling inequality, limiting the power of the financial sector, and reempowering trade unions.
Germany yesterday (1 September) put the brakes on a French push for the eurozone to appoint a new Commissioner with powers to coordinate economic policy across the bloc and preside over fiscal transfers between its 19 members.
International institutional investors with assets worth more than €61 billion in assets under management have called on nine multinational energy and mining companies to leave EU lobbying associations, because of their “regressive” climate change policies.
EXCLUSIVE / In the wake of repeated international calls for a ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine, Europe and Russia must abide by the Minsk accord, Luxembourg prime minister Xavier Bettel told EurActiv in an exclusive interview .
In a candid interview with EurActiv, Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel says he is not prepared to give anything to the UK, even though he agrees with David Cameron that we need a more efficient EU.
French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron has called for a new start for Europe, telling a German newspaper the eurozone status quo would lead to the currency union's self-destruction and that fiscal transfers between member states are necessary.
Fabian Willermain argues that turning the Commission into an elected and accountable European government would both legitimise the institution in the eyes of the citizens and take some powers out of the executive’s hands.
Greece runs the risk of having to withdraw from the eurozone if it does not comply with its payment and reform obligations, says the European Stability Mechanism's Managing Director, Klaus Regling. EurActiv Germany reports.