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Global Europe 23-01-2017

Lenin: Father of the Bolshevik Revolution

This year is the centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution. The man who orchestrated it died 93 years ago, on 21 January 1924. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin ushered into the world one of the most brutal dictatorship it has ever seen in the Soviet Union, writes Joachim Starbatty.

Future EU 17-01-2017

Business leaders optimistic about future, despite popular discontent

Top business executives are split over the benefits of globalisation, but most remain “extremely positive” in their growth forecasts, a PwC survey shows.

Pre-Davos report calls for reforming capitalism to survive global backlash

The World Economic Forum study warns that democracy is in “deeper crisis” and urges for more inclusive growth amid the growing inequalities fuelled by technological disruption.

Susan George: Tax the rich and corporations

French-American political scientist and activist Susan George says that the political mainstream has abandoned many people – and they vote for populists. On CETA, she does not consider it very different from TTIP, George told EURACTIV Slovakia.

Trade & Society 13-01-2016

MEPs braced for fight over granting China ‘Market Economy’ status

MEPs have started to draw their red lines on whether the EU should recognise China as a 'market economy',  ahead of a first orientation debate in the College of Commissioners on Wednesday (13 January). 

Digital 16-11-2015

EU ‘brains’ warn about end of free capital markets by 2030

Europe faces daunting years ahead, according to a report by the European Strategy and Policy Analysis System (ESPAS), which looks at major global developments until 2030.

Development Policy 14-10-2015

Bolivia: ‘For a lasting solution to the climate crisis we must destroy capitalism’

Bolivia's national contribution to the COP 21 describes capitalism as "a system of death" that has to be destroyed to protect humanity and Mother Earth. EURACTIV France reports