Follow Philippe Legrain on Twitter Follow Philippe Legrain on YouTube Follow Philippe Legrain on Facebook Email me

Archive for the ‘Blog’ category

By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

My latest for Foreign Policy Tweet

Posted 27 Sep 2017 in Blog, Brexit, Foreign Policy
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

My take on Theresa May’s Florence speech and the new round of negotiations that started today for CapX Tweet

Posted 25 Sep 2017 in Blog, Brexit, CapX
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

At the University of Amsterdam’s Room for Discussion on 21 September Tweet

Posted 21 Sep 2017 in Blog, euro, Greece
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

Read my piece for Refugees Deeply and check out my report for the Tent Foundation and OPEN. Tweet

Posted 20 Sep 2017 in Blog, OPEN, Refugees, Refugees Deeply
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

that would involve staying in the single market and customs union for a few years after Brexit. My latest for CapX Tweet

Posted 05 Sep 2017 in Blog, Brexit, CapX
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

The Brexit negotiations are at an impasse, notably over money. Some hotheads are suggesting that the UK should try to force the EU to back down by threatening a chaotic no-deal Brexit. But while a credible plan B would indeed strengthen the UK’s negotiating hand, a no-deal Brexit is no such thing. My latest for […]

Posted 05 Sep 2017 in Blog, Brexit, CapX
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

I was interviewed by Project Syndicate for their podcast series Tweet

Posted 04 Sep 2017 in Blog, Brexit, Project Syndicate
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

My wrap-up piece for Project Syndicate Tweet

Posted 01 Aug 2017 in Blog, euro, Europe, Project Syndicate
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

President Macron’s election has created new hope that the eurozone can be fixed. But the optimism is exaggerated, and things might even end up worse off. My column for Brussels Times set out how to actually fix the eurozone. Tweet

Posted 12 Jul 2017 in Blog, Brussels Times, euro
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

My column for CapX Tweet

Posted 12 Jul 2017 in Blog, Brexit, CapX, Europe, Japan, Trade
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

My letter to the FT Tweet

Posted 12 Jul 2017 in Blog, euro, Germany
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

I was interviewed about immigration, refugees and Portugal’s economic situation by Rádio Renascença at the Estoril Conference. Also watch the video clip Tweet

Posted 03 Jul 2017 in Blog, Portugal, Radio Renascenca
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

My latest column for Foreign Policy Tweet

Posted 13 Jun 2017 in Blog, Brexit, Foreign Policy
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

I posted the following thread on Twitter earlier. While some voted Labour cos they wanted Corbyn to win, many did so cos they thought he couldn’t. Doubt he cd win election except by accident 2. Clearly, some in UK r hard left. Many r fed up with austerity. Corbyn mobilised students & some who feel left […]

Posted 10 Jun 2017 in Blog, Britain, Politics
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

My latest column for CapX Tweet

Posted 06 Jun 2017 in Blog, CapX, Globalisation
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

Celebrate Emmanuel Macron’s victory, but beware of pitfalls ahead. Populism is far from dead. My latest column for Project Syndicate Tweet

Posted 11 May 2017 in Blog, euro, France, Politics
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

I was interviewed by Colm Ó Mongáin on RTE’s This Week about the French election. Listen here. (Starts at 12:30) Tweet

Posted 07 May 2017 in Blog, Europe, France, RTE
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

I was interviewed about the French presidential election in the Spanish newspaper La Razón by Angel Nieto. Read it here. Tweet

Posted 07 May 2017 in Blog, France, La Razon
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

My pre-election piece (in Swedish) on Emmanuel Macron and what’s at stake in the French presidential election for SvD.

Posted 07 May 2017 in Blog, Europe, France
By Philippe Legrain ADD YOUR COMMENT

“It’s a pity that Theresa May has a chance to re-think immigration policy and she is falling back on a tried and tested failure,” I said, on Theresa May’s decision to keep the UK’s absurd net migration target, which she repeatedly missed during her six years as Home Secretary. Read the piece here. Tweet

Posted 21 Apr 2017 in Blog, Britain, City AM, Immigration