About: neoliberalism

Development Policy 15-09-2017

Financing a ‘global new deal’: How to collect a trillion dollars

One trillion dollars. This “global stimulus” could change the world if a 5% tax hike is imposed on the “top decile” – the 10% richest segment of the population, a report of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is proposing.
Elections 08-09-2017

Trans-Europe Express: Lega Nord Means Berlusconi

The Lega Nord has won the election. Or so one would be inclined to believe, surveying the stories on Italian politics published since August in the (mostly) UK press. A bit of Brexit projection, perhaps? Not exactly, but it can’t be excluded either.
Enlargement 01-09-2017

Trans-Europe Express: Erdogan is bad for everyone

He never missed an opportunity to miss an opportunity. So went the Abba Eban-penned 1973 slogan used to describe the late PLO chief, Yasser Arafat, who was routinely blamed for failing to secure peace with Israel.
Future EU 24-03-2017

Tsipras asks Juncker if the ‘European acquis’ applies to Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sent yesterday (23 March) a letter to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker asking if the bloc's acquis communautaire applies to all EU countries without exception or it’s applicable to all except Greece.
Global Europe 12-01-2017

WEF chief: Globalisation ‘easy scapegoat’ for global angst

The man behind the annual Davos forum that for decades has been singing the praises of global trade insists that globalisation is only one factor in dramatic shifts provoking angst and anger.

Former EESC president: ‘We need an EU president’

Former President of the European Economic and Social Committe (EESC) Henri Malosse explained to EURACTIV's partner treffpunkteuropa why he thinks the EU needs an elected president and why neoliberalism and globalisation have fuelled populism.

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.
Brexit 19-10-2016

Breaking up the UK

Brexit has thrown into question the future trajectory of the UK, and the Conservative government is in the driving seat. A second referendum is potentially a necessary intervention to push back against the reactionary forces mobilised by the Leave camp, argues Josh White.
Euro & Finance 31-05-2016

The IMF discovers the downside of neoliberalism

Three IMF economists have signed a letter in which they say that neoliberal policies, in particular the opening of capital markets and austerity, have been “oversold”. EURACTIV’s partner La Tribune reports.
Global Europe 21-03-2016

Tsipras: ‘I hope we won’t face the Donald Trump experience’

Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras warned of the risk of Donald Trump becoming the next US President. EURACTIV Greece reports.
Euro & Finance 12-03-2015

Athens complains about Schäuble “insult” problem

Greece has accused German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble of insulting his Greek counterpart, the latest deterioration in a relationship badly strained by Berlin's tough line on Athens' debt woes.
Elections 09-12-2014

Greece prepares for snap elections

In a sudden move and under pressure from international lenders, Greek PM Antonis Samaras decided yesterday to hold elections on 17 December, with a new wave of political instability expected to hit the country. EURACTIV Greece reports.

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