6 04, 2020

Putin’s viruses attack the European Union

By |2020-06-04T16:45:09+00:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, EU Policies & Institutions, Global, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , , |

by Olivier VédrinePolitical scientist and TV anchor on Ukrainian television; Board member, New Europeans 6th April 2020 Russia exploits the coronavirus crisis in order to weaken the EU. Russia’s humanitarian intervention in Italy, a show of force, is combined with a sustained disinformation and destabilization campaign. Vladimir Putin is determined [...]

6 04, 2020

How is the Coronavirus likely to affect post Brexit immigration?

By |2020-06-04T16:52:04+00:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Brexit, Coronavirus, Europe, Migration & Identity|Tags: , , |

by Vicky PryceEconomist & Business Consultant; Board member at the Centre for Economic an Business Research and former Joint Head of the UK Government Economic Service 6th April 2020 I remember in a long past age – ok, just a couple of decades ago – how the family was gripped [...]

3 04, 2020

The economic consequences of Covid-19

By |2020-06-04T16:52:37+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Trade, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , |

by Professor Iain BeggAcademic Co-Director of the Dahrendorf Forum. He is also a Professorial Research Fellow in the European Institute at the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Council Member of the Federal Trust. 2nd April 2020 This article was first published by Dahrendorf Forum. Rapidly rising unemployment [...]

3 04, 2020

Us vs Coronavirus

By |2020-06-04T16:53:38+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Global, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , |

by Bob SavicSenior Research Fellow at the Global Policy Institute 26th March 2019 This article was first published by Global Policy Institute A microscopic bug, commonly referred to as Covid-19, has brought human civilisation to its knees. For the first time in mankind’s history, city streets the world over are [...]

1 04, 2020

Getting it done the Covid way

By |2020-06-10T15:06:11+00:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Europe, Europe, Global|Tags: |

“Getting it done” was the buzz phrase that helped Johnson win the last election, in those days when the world was different. There were promises about trying to level up the poorer regions of the country, whose votes were “borrowed” by the Conservatives from Labour. And some of this resulted [...]

24 03, 2020

Coronavirus Crisis, Brexit and Scottish Independence

By |2020-06-10T16:06:58+00:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Brexit, Coronavirus, Scotland, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , , , |

by Dr Kirsty HughesDirector, Scottish Centre on European Relations 20th March 2020 This comment was first published by Scottish Centre on European Relations The UK is heading into the most difficult and intense months of the coronavirus crisis – both in terms of the pandemic itself and the major economic [...]

2 03, 2020

The EU and the Coronavirus Crisis

By |2020-06-12T13:55:02+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Europe, Views from the Federal Trust|Tags: , , |

When Border Closures and Supranational Collaboration go hand in hand Unexpectedly, a virus, SARS 2 CoV-2, has become the most important political as well as human issue facing us at this time. Like any crisis of public safety, it presents the EU with an opportunity also: the opportunity to become [...]

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