Cities are a great place for social experiments. Benjamin R. Barber

Argentina’s Economic Decline

27.03.2015

Viva la competencia

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Argentina was once the economic pride of the southern hemisphere. There is barely anything left after a half-century of misrule. Europe can (and must) learn from this cautionary tale. read more

Obama and offshore drilling

13.02.2015

Selective Amnesia

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Obama has publicly declared a commitment to future generations, and to decrease greenhouse gas emissions. But the actions of the US administration tell another story. read more

Rethinking failure

10.02.2015

Hail to the Fail

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Why failing is the best way to achieve your goals. read more

EU sanctions on Russia

24.01.2015

Under pressure

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‘Rogue’ states targeted by sanctions tended to be poor, underdeveloped basket cases, with close to insignificant trade links with the EU. With Russia, it’s different: The EU has to consider the economic costs. read more

European Agricultural Policy and Youth

20.11.2014

Let them grow

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The Common Agricultural Policy of the EU might often have been wasteful and misguided – but it is also actively trying to create opportunities for young people. read more

Tunisia's economic problems

24.10.2014

Wrong turn

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Tunsia is often cited as an Arab Spring success story. That is right from a political perspective – but not from an economic one. read more

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