In the wake of the London terrorist attack

London terror attack, UK, Brexit, Article 50, Theresa May,, Amber Rudd

I’m not going to talk about the London terrorist attack, at least not directly. Too many people will take care of that in other places. But given that I’m in…

Keep Calm and Brexit On? – Part 2: Should They Stay or Should They Go?

The second installment of my book on the Brexit mess is out! This one looks at key forces that played into the EU referendum vote — matters like austerity in…

First they came for the Greeks

This week began with a debate in Greek Parliament called by the Official Opposition (the troika’s main, but not only, domestic cheerleaders) for the purposes of, eventually, indicting me for daring to…

Varoufakis on Migration

This is a clip from Yanis Varoufakis’ talk during the opening plenary of this week’s DiEM25 event, in which he challenges received wisdom around migrants in the context of Europe’s…

Charity under pressure: cash, credibility and consumerism | British Politics and Policy at LSE

Such a spectre not only raises questions about Cameron’s claims about a stakeholder economy but also why, in the fifth richest country in the world, we tolerate such poverty and…

The Greece of the Caribbean by Andrés Velasco – Project Syndicate

In exchange for help, congressional Republicans are threatening to impose on Puerto Rico a fiscal control board similar to the one established in 1995 in response to the fiscal crisis…