Will Johnson´s populist magic overcome the trauma of Brexit?

The Conservative Party has had a landslide electoral victory not seen since Margaret Thatcher won her third term in 1987. And the socialist Jeremy Corbyn has achieved the feat of sinking his Labour Party to depths they had not seen for 80 years. Such has been the disruptive power of Brexit, this monster of disintegration … Continue reading Will Johnson´s populist magic overcome the trauma of Brexit?

¿Podrá la magia populista superar el trauma del Brexit?

Boris Johnson y su partido conservador han obtenido una victoria electoral que no conocían desde que la también conservadora Margaret Thatcher ganara su tercer mandato en 1987. Y el socialista Jeremy Corbyn ha logrado la hazaña de hundir a su partido laborista a profundidades que no veían desde hacía 80 años. Y todo gracias al … Continue reading ¿Podrá la magia populista superar el trauma del Brexit?

Germany reopens the discussion about the European banking union

It has been a pleasant surprise the recent statement by German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz in the Financial Times, announcing that Germany is ready to discuss on a new basis the proposal of a European banking union, after having refused to approach the matter for a long time. What has motivated this turn? By Scholz´s … Continue reading Germany reopens the discussion about the European banking union

Alemania impulsa la unión bancaria europea, pero no tanto …

Ha sorprendido gratamente la reciente declaración del ministro alemán de Finanzas Olaf Scholz en el Financial Times, anunciando que Alemania está dispuesta a discutir sobre nuevas bases la propuesta de una unión bancaria europea, algo a lo que ha estado antes negada. ¿Qué ha motivado este giro? Por sus palabras, parece que han sido razones … Continue reading Alemania impulsa la unión bancaria europea, pero no tanto …

Reform the European Union to re-integrate the UK

Continental Europe is showing an unfortunate inability to understand the Brexit as a historic opportunity to rethink the European project and open ways for breaking the deadlock in which the European Union now finds itself. “Br-exit” could be transformed into “Br-entry”, a reincorporation into a concept of Europe that is acceptable to the United Kingdom. … Continue reading Reform the European Union to re-integrate the UK