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I was interviewed on BBC World TV News on 28 August Tweet

Posted 31 Aug 2015 in BBC Online, Blog, Europe, Immigration
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My column for Foreign Policy Tweet

Posted 26 Aug 2015 in Blog, Europe, Foreign Policy, Immigration
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My column for CapX Tweet

Posted 22 Jul 2015 in Blog, Britain, CapX, euro, Europe, Germany
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Politically weak and economically in decline, the EU is fearfully turning inwards. It ought to be looking confidently outwards instead. My column for Brussels Times Tweet

Posted 04 Jun 2015 in Blog, Brussels Times, Europe, Foreign Policy
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My piece for CapX on the EU’s Digital Single Market strategy Tweet

Posted 14 May 2015 in Blog, Digital Single Market, Europe, Germany, internet
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I debated Europe’s future at a breakfast event in Oslo organised by Civita, a liberal think-tank, on 12 May with Harald Magnus Andreassen, chief Economist at Swedbank Norway, and Jan Erik Grindheim, president of the European Movement Norway. Watch the video here Tweet

Posted 12 May 2015 in Blog, Europe, Norway
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My column for Project Syndicate on why the EU onslaught on US tech companies is motivated not by concern for the welfare of Europeans, but the protectionist agenda of Germany’s digital flops and their corporatist champions in government Tweet

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My piece for Prospect Tweet

Posted 09 May 2015 in Blog, Britain, Europe, Prospect
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My piece for the New York Times Tweet

Posted 06 May 2015 in Blog, Europe, Immigration, New York Times
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My article for CapX Tweet

Posted 24 Apr 2015 in Blog, CapX, Europe, Immigration
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Europe is sleepwalking towards disaster, argues The Great European Disaster Movie, in which I feature several times. It’s viewable on BBC iPlayer for the next month I also wrote an article for CapX explaining why Daniel Hannan’s critique of it was wide of the mark. Tweet

Posted 05 Mar 2015 in Blog, CapX, euro, Europe
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I took part in a panel discussion on Tonight with Vincent Browne on Ireland’s TV3 that went out on Thursday 27 November and was recorded in Charleville on Saturday 22 November. I argued that while the injustice of eurozone institutions blackmailing the Irish government to impose the bank debt owed to foreign creditors on Irish […]

Posted 01 Dec 2014 in Blog, euro, Europe, Ireland, Media
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I am quoted repeatedly in Ian Traynor’s excellent piece on European politics in last Sunday’s Observer. Tweet

Posted 21 Nov 2014 in Europe, Observer, Politics
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I was interviewed by Ingeborg Eliassen for Norwegian newspaper Aftenbladet about whether the new Juncker Commission will rescue Europe. Tweet

Posted 11 Sep 2014 in Aftenbladet, Blog, euro, Europe, Norway
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I was interviewed by Liu JIn at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) in Beijing on risks to the global economy, the eurozone and what all of it implies for China. Tweet

Posted 05 Jul 2014 in Blog, China, CKGSB, Europe, Global Economy
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My interview with Javier Gallego in the Spanish newspaper El Mundo Tweet

Posted 05 Jun 2014 in Blog, El Mundo, euro, Europe, European Spring, Politics
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Caroline de Gruyter interviewed me about European Spring for the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad. A PDF of it is here Tweet

Posted 05 Jun 2014 in Blog, euro, Europe, European Spring, NRC Handelsblad
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Posted 28 May 2014 in Blog, CNBC, Europe, Politics
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Quartz, 26 May 2014.

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The EU has just had 28 national elections rather than one European one. Even so, some trends stand out: 1. Most people didn’t bother to vote.  Even with the enhanced powers granted to the European Parliament by the Lisbon Treaty, the novelty of candidates campaigning to be European Commission president and a chance to cast […]

Posted 26 May 2014 in Blog, Europe, Politics