Die Berliner Republik, 06/12. Wenn Vorbehalte gegen Eingewanderte und Einwanderung laut werden, gehen Progressive nicht selten in Deckung. Das ist ein großer Fehler. Denn sowohl progressive Prinzipien als auch Pragmatismus und ökonomische Vernunft sprechen dafür, Einwanderung und Vielfalt ohne Wenn und Aber zu unterstützen
CNN México, 19 February 2013. Desde un punto de vista económico y moral, lo mejor sería que todos pudiéramos movernos libremente, como sucedía en el siglo XIX, cuando Estados Unidos tenía fronteras más o menos accesibles. Eso puede parecer una fantasía peligrosa; sin embargo, la reciente experiencia en Europa indica lo contrario.
CNN, 12 February 2013. From an economic – and a moral – point of view, it would be best if everybody could move freely, as they could in the 19th century, when the United States had more or less open borders. That may seem like a dangerous fantasy, yet recent experience in Europe suggests otherwise.
CNN, 8 June 2012. It is no longer acceptable to discriminate against people on the basis of a whole range of characteristics that they happen to be born with, notably their gender, their race and their sexuality. So why is it still deemed acceptable to discriminate against people on the basis of where they happen to have been born?
Project Syndicate, 15 February 2012. Austerity alone cannot solve Europe’s economic and financial crisis. Growth and jobs need to be promoted with equal zeal.
Project Syndicate, 13 December 2011. Panic is beginning to overwhelm the eurozone. Only the European Central Bank can save Europe from the abyss now
Progress, 3 February 2011. A response to Jon Cruddas and Jonathan Rutherford
EuroIntelligence, 11 January 2011.
The Guardian, 4 January 2011. Taxes on financial transactions, carbon and land could fill the hole in the public finances
Financial Times, 18 November 2010. The government’s fatal mistake was guaranteeing all the banks’ bondholders
VoxEU, 2 November 2010. While the debate over global imbalances often focuses on China, this column argues that the biggest threat to the world economy comes from the other side of the seesaw – the US.
Ode, July/August 2010. How consumer spending can help create a fairer, richer, greener and more stable global economy.
The Guardian, 28 June 2010. The government’s arbitrary limit will deprive the economy of skilled workers it needs but barely dent overall migrant numbers
The Times, 16 June 2010. Adopting Churchill’s plan would benefit wealth creators at the expense of the idle rich
Forbes, 28 June 2010. Opening America’s borders is morally right, economically beneficial–and would even make America safer.
The Guardian, 30 April 2010. The Duke of Westminster will cheer this house price bounce. For most of us it’s divisive and unsustainable
New Statesman, 21 April 2010. Claims that Britain’s population will soon reach 70 million do not stand up to scrutiny.
Guardian, 10 April 2010. A proper examination of ONS figures shows that despite an increase in immigration 1.2 million more Britons have jobs
Financial Times, 9 April 2010.