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The UK has voluntarily abdicated its role as a global economic power, and the rest of the world is scrabbling for Britain’s remains.Read more
Germany Will Lose if Macron Fails, Hanz-Helmut Kotz, Project Syndicate “If Germany and Macron don’t find common ground, the costs to both will be massive.” Project Syndicate presents an informative analysis piece discussing future relations between the German and French economies. Germans are critical of Macron’s proposed economic plan, which embraces eurozone federalism. Yet Another Presidential Corruption Scandal in Brazil, Emily Tamkin, ForeignRead more
How to Revive TTIP, Anthony Gardner, Politico Europe “We need to treat TTIP like a political campaign, not just a trade negotiation. Simple falsehoods peddled on social media trump complex truths, especially when these truths are packaged as dry studies” writes the former American ambassador to the European Union in this comprehensive argument for more open Transatlantic tradeRead more
For the French election to prove anything but a brief respite from creeping far-right extremism, Mr. Macron will need to forge a legislative coalition within France, establish a strong partnership with other pro-EU leaders without, and above all deliver on the calls for fundamental reform which elevated him.Read more
The best policy analysis from around the wonky world, May 5th, 2017Read more
The best policy analysis from around the wonky world, May 3rd, 2017Read more