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My solution proposal to be presented at the Global Economic Symposium in Kiel on 13 October Tweet

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“The EU works reasonably well when sharing collective gains (from trade, for instance),” Philippe Legrain, a former European Commission adviser, wrote this week for Foreign Policy. “But it is hopeless at sharing out costs, whether the real ones of the financial crisis or the perceived ones of the refugee crisis. “Seven long years of economic […]

Posted 18 Sep 2015 in Blog, Europe, Immigration, Reuters
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Germany and other EU countries should provide safe passage to refugees, not reimpose border controls. My column for Foreign Policy Tweet

Posted 17 Sep 2015 in Blog, Europe, Germany, Immigration
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Watch it here Tweet

Posted 11 Sep 2015 in Blog, Europe, Immigration, Netherlands
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I was interviewed about this by Democracy Now! Tweet

Posted 09 Sep 2015 in Blog, Democracy Now!, Europe, Immigration
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My article on why Europe should let migrants in for Il Fatto Quotidiano, an Italian paper. Read pdf here Tweet

Posted 03 Sep 2015 in Blog, Europe, Il Fatto Quotidiano, Immigration, Italy
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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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Read the full article in Dutch here and here Tweet

Posted 20 Aug 2015 in Blog, De Volkskrant, Europe, Immigration, Netherlands
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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