Mathis Heinrich: The ECB and the Crises of the Eurozone

The European Central Bank (ECB) used to be a porotype of a politically, personally and financially independent institution with a strong ordo-liberal mandate. It duties were primarily focused on monetary stability, while others aspects such as financial issues More

Etienne Balibar: Borderland Europe and the Challenge of Migration

We tend to think that the external limits of the European Union define the ‘real’ borders of Europe, which is a mistake. Confronted with the violent obscene images that have been reaching us ever since the influx of refugees More

Anej Korsika: Answers on the Workshop Questions

Short answer would be: everything has changed. Though dramatic changes that have occurred on almost all areas of social life can easily support such a bold claim, we still need to be weary of the very nature of such change. More

Judith Dellheim: (Again) On Capitalist Oligarchies

We can find such terms like „groups of elites“ or „ruling capital fractions“ in some posts on this blog. And reviewing the blogs for/of the previous EUexperts’ discussions, two remarks seem to be helpful: 1. the time, when the concept More

Frieder Otto Wolf: How to Use the Present Crisis for Fighting for a Constitutional Process of the European Union

The European Union is an institutionalized association of member states which is functioning as a central element of the present global political and economical constellation of powers. Like this present constellation of powers on a global scale the EU is a structure of domination in which the capital groups More

Leonidas Vatikiotis: Answers on the Workshop Questions

In a few words, everything has changed. Given that in Greece, the GDP has decreased more than 26% (something that has never happened again during peace period) and is going to decrease even more during 2016, the crisis has been proven to be the most significant turning point in the postwar period. More