The Green revolution hits Europe

Carlo Petrini – La Repubblica Rome The reform of the Common Agricultural Policy, which is to be wrapped up this year, is resulting in a move towards sustainable development and greater fairness. However, it is being threatened by pressure from… Continue Reading

A perilous journey to full recovery

By Martin Wolf – Financial Times ?We have avoided collapse, but we need to guard against any relapse. 2013 will be a make-or-break year.? These were the words of Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, at the… Continue Reading

Iceland?s Lessons on How to Fix a Bank Crisis

naked capitalism – Posted by Lambert Strether By Delusional Economics, who is determined to cleanse the daily flow of vested interests propaganda to produce a balanced counterpoint. Cross posted from MacroBusiness.

Cautious Welcome for ?Robin Hood? Tax

By A. D. McKenzie PARIS, Jan 23 2013 (IPS) – Non-governmental organisations across Europe welcomed the move by 11 European Union countries Tuesday to move forward with the introduction of a financial transaction tax (FTT), but they urged national governments… Continue Reading

Europe: An uneven entente

By Quentin Peel and Hugh Carnegy ? Financial Times One picture sums it up: Helmut Kohl and Fran?ois Mitterrand holding hands in the Douaumont cemetery in 1984, beside the first world war battlefield of Verdun, where nearly 800,000 French and… Continue Reading