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Green transition: ECB and budgetary authorities should face their responsibilities

Reforming the rules for coordinating budgetary and economic policies in the eurozone is a necessity to conciliate economic, social and climate objectives, write Olivier Bodin and Michael Vincent.
EU Priorities 2020 05-09-2013

The EU’s silent revolution

The eurozone crisis has redrawn the institutional structure of the European Union and intergovernmentalism has become a default mechanism to solve problems in an emergency, but that risks backfiring by exacerbating the democratic deficit and crumbling EU unity, writes Piotr Buras.

Minimum wages across Europe require solidarity

Minimum wages increasingly appear as proper tools to fight cross-border social dumping, argues Klaus Heeger, despite objections that the EU has little or no competence on pay.