Tag Archives: In Depth

Why Trump (Still) Loves Macron

However hard they try, U.S. presidents lack the power of a French president to transform their nation.

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Italian Reality Check: Six False Assumptions

The new Italian government seems keen to play blame games – and pursuing economic solutions that have already failed conclusively in the past.

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Germany, Beware of Uber’s “New” Ridesharing Model

Uber’s new CEO presents a kinder, gentler face of his company. But don’t be fooled. The business model hasn’t changed.

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Italy and the Euro

If a radical government in Rome plunges Italy into a deep crisis, it would still be an Italian crisis — rather than a “euro“ crisis.

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Will Italy Spell the End of the Euro?

France and Germany will be very flexible in their response to Italian demands, irrespective of the official rhetoric from Berlin and Paris.

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Italy and the Yanis Varoufakis Effect

Populists in power, like Five Stars and the Lega in Italy, can do serious damage. In the case of Italy, the key risks are long-term rather than immediate.

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The New Age of American Imperialism

The Trump version of the United States has relinquished its leadership. It is Europe’s responsibility to step in.

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The War That Never Ended

The American Civil War – then and now: A reflection 50 years after Martin Luther King’s death.

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Trump: A Perfect Republican

Trump embodies many of the nasty or deceitful trends that have long moved the Republicans away from the path of political virtue.

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Why North Korea Wants a Deal with the US

Can Vietnam serve as an inspiring example? Or is it Belarus?

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