Economic damnation in Europe

Marta Soniewicka (Jagiellonian): Should Greece Go to Hell? Between Economic Salvation and Economic Damnation in Europe. Fritz W. Scharpf (Max Planck): No Exit from the Euro-Rescuing Trap? Susanna Cafaro (Salento): Are the Poor Outcomes of the Eurocrisis Boosting Democratic Evolution? Gottfried Schweiger (Salzburg): Recognition and Social Exclusion: A Recognition-theoretical Exploration of Poverty in Europe. From Renewal, who’s afraid of public ownership? Joe Guinan reviews Reclaiming Public Ownership: Making Space for Economic Democracy by Andrew Cumbers; and Kevin Farnsworth on public policies for private corporations: the British corporate welfare state. The Kilburn Manifesto is a statement being made in twelve monthly instalments, issued free on-line, about the nature of the neoliberal system which now dominates Britain and most of the Western world, and about the need to develop coherent alternatives to it. Eduardo Porter on how Americanized labor policy is spreading in Europe. Germany's trade surplus is not about great products or hard work — the average German worker puts in many fewer hours than the average Greek, Spanish, or Italian worker. There is only one way to end Europe’s economic woes: Germany needs to buy more stuff. Eirini Karamouzi on a strategy for Southern Europe. Socialism in one village: Belen Fernandez on how Spain’s Marinaleda may not quite be a utopia, but it beats “reality” hands-down. Annie Lowry on Switzerland’s proposal to pay people for being alive: The simplest welfare program imaginable — an income for everyone, no strings attached. You can download Social Democracy in Europe, ed. Pascal Delwit (2005).