It is undemocratic that the ECB can set the eurozone-wide inflation target unilaterally.
A debt-mutualisation scheme for the eurozone must satisfy three crucial requirements.
Distinguishing between foreign and domestic debt is crucial to understanding the role of austerity
Ahead of the elections to the European Parliament next year, the EU needs to mend relations with its citizens
Europe's aggressive regulatory unilateralism will not achieve anything good
Faith in the European Union is at an all-time low, and there are precious few signs of that changing.
Eight years after the Andijan massacre, Uzbekistan remains a human-rights disaster. When will the EU change its strategy towards Uzbekistan?
Giulio Andreotti, one of the giants of post-war politics in Italy and in Europe's Christian Democratic movement, died at the age of 94 on Monday (6 May).
When it comes to patient health, full disclosure of clinical trials results is a must
Five young consultants take on critics of the public-affairs profession
Continuing to discredit austerity could cause long-term damage to the case for fiscal responsibility
The process of globalisation has been accompanied by a growth in fear.
Policymakers believe that orderly resolution of global mega-banks is an illusion; we should all worry.
Why the EU should press Serbia and Kosovo hard on reform of the security sector
The EU and the Council of Europe should work together to restore the old principles of the European project
The European Commission's wish to impose a uniform regulation on unfair trading practices across the retail sector is misguided.
The cost to the EU of its stalled talks with Turkey is growing, as geopolitics moves to Turkey's advantage
Dealing with bank failures requires a delicate balance between managing expectations and finding a credible solution
Europe's malaise has striking similarities to the Great Depression
China has an opportunity to overcome widespread mistrust if it engages constructively with Pyongyang
The European Parliament's vote against backloading shows that strong domestic action will be more important than ever in the fight against climate change
The EU should strengthen energy markets, not bureaucracies
The Commission's tool for promoting effective justice and growth is falling far short of expectations.
A one-size-fits-all policy is folly for the eurozone; a 'northern euro' needs to emerge.
The former British prime minister showed that preaching fiscal discipline and market economics inevitably leads to hard choices about the European Union.
One of the most important lessons for the EU is that banks can be allowed to become insolvent
Is life in the Brussels bubble sufficiently entertaining and glamorous to support a film drama?