- It’s the Values, Stupid!
- Fear and Loathing in our Western World – The Inevitable Rise of Populism
- “Social and cultural constraints to private sector development in Kosovo and how to include the constraints in development management”
- Our Western World – on the fast track from democracy to Banana Republic
- The art of making and managing weak states
Monthly Archives: March 2015
Greece, economism and systemic theory
Not a day goes by without Greece making the headlines in the world media. A country that was previously best known for giving the world democracy, zorba and island vacations, is now synonymous with credit bubbles, financial collapse, debt mountains, … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged bail-outs, economism, Greece, supply-side economics, systemic theory, trickle-down economics Leave a comment
Com’on Europe – is this the best we can do?
On March 18, the European Central Bank inaugurated its new office building in Frankfurt, Germany. The total construction cost of this skyscraper of glass and steel was a whooping €1.1 billion. In comparison, the new Chancellery building in Berlin, completed … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged construction, democracy, ECB, ECB headquarters, investments, jobs, public money, unemployment 1 Comment
Where is our sense of solidarity, equality and justice now?
The dream of a federal Europe is crumbling. Most contemporary politicians in Europe, EU technocrats and main street media link the crumbling European dream entirely to the poorly performing economy. Undeniably, when an economy shrinks it affects people’s lives through … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged federal Europe, fianncial crisis, Germany, Greece, poverty 1 Comment