Economics and politics - comment and analysis

Globalisation à la carte?

(first published in German in “Freitag”, 20 January)
Globalisation has become the talk of the town. People no longer want to be so dependent, many say. In future, one cannot simply rely on the efficiency gains of globalisation, say others. It must be possible to produce all important products at home, …

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Eastern Europe and Russia – The economic disaster we created is forgotten – Part 4

Catastrophic events can carry the seeds of fundamental improvement. Thinking beyond the day, it is clear that a future peace can only be permanently secured with new concepts. Perhaps the West, and Europe in particular, will now finally learn that this requires much more than open markets. …

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