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Tocqueville 21 Podcast: The End of History with Gagan Sood

Share the post "Tocqueville 21 Podcast: The End of History with Gagan Sood" Back from the summer hiatus, we’re happy to present the fourth episode of the Tocqueville 21 podcast! This week, we continue our short series examining Francis Fukuyama’s notion of the End of History. Join Tocqueville 21 and Professor Gagan Sood of  the London School of Economics as we Fukuyama’s academic impact, alternative types of historical scholarship, and the rise of Global History. Stay...

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Tocqueville 21 Podcast: Human Rights with Kerstin Carlson

Share the post "Tocqueville 21 Podcast: Human Rights with Kerstin Carlson" We’re happy to announce the release of the third episode of the Tocqueville 21 podcast! This week, we continue our short series examining Francis Fukuyama’s notion of the End of History. Join Tocqueville 21 and Professor Kerstin Carlson of Roskilde University as we discuss Human Rights, Social Justice, and Bill Cosby.  Don’t forget to follow us on Spotify or Soundcloud! Professor Kerstin...

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Tocqueville 21 Podcast: American Foreign Policy with Peter Zeihan

Share the post "Tocqueville 21 Podcast: American Foreign Policy with Peter Zeihan" We’re proud to announce that the second episode of the Tocqueville 21 podcast is available today! This week, we begin a short series examining Francis Fukuyama’s notion of the End of History. Over the next few episodes, we will examine the theory in the context of its impact on our understanding of democracy, as well as its interpretations and critiques across various fields. We were...

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Introducing the Tocqueville 21 Podcast: French Politics with Art Goldhammer

Share the post "Introducing the Tocqueville 21 Podcast: French Politics with Art Goldhammer" We are proud to launch the Tocqueville 21 Podcast! Our goal is for this podcast to be a forum to explore in-depth the kinds of material on contemporary democracy we’ve published on the blog and in The Tocqueville Review/La Revue Tocqueville, as well as a way to launch new kinds of projects. Today, we’re kicking things off by featuring our very own Arthur Goldhammer, in a...

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The year that tested us all

By: The Sound of Economics Date: December 21, 2020 Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance As the year draws to a close, Giuseppe Porcaro invites Maria Demertzis, André Sapir and Guntram Wolff to review this eventful year in economic policy and beyond. The guests also talk about a book that has marked them this year and finally, their hopes and wishes for the decade ahead. Events mentioned: Monetary policy after the pandemic, with Janet Yellen Together for Europe’s...

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The new EU digital regulations: Explained

Bruegel's experts walk you through all the details of the EU's Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act. By: The Sound of Economics Date: December 16, 2020 Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy In this episode of the Sound of Economics, Giuseppe Porcaro is joined by Maria Demertzis, J. Scott Marcus, Georgios Petroupolos, and Mario Mariniello, Bruegel experts on digital policy to delve into the latest EU digital regulations: the Digital Services Act and the Digital...

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The geopolitics of money

The current debate on currencies is driven by politics rather than economics. In this episode of the Sound of Economics, Paola Subacchi, Professor of international economics and chair of the advisory board of the Global Policy Institute at Queen Mary University of London, and Bruegel senior scholars Alicia García-Herrero and Michael Leigh join Giuseppe Porcaro for an age old discussion but with a twist. They try to understand the geopolitical role of money, in other words, currencies and...

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The political economy of climate transition

Climate transition is hotly debated in EU circles as it impacts all areas of policy: from the ambitious climate targets set by the President of the European Commission with the European Green Deal, to the discussions of the next budget of the Union and the recovery plan from the current pandemic. The topic is especially important for 2021 with a new US administration more likely to engage on climate change, a commitment for carbon neutrality in 40 years by China and the delayed COP26 under...

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Sizing up the world’s largest trade deal

What should be Europe's strategy towards the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)? On November 15 2020, the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), creating the world’s largest free-trade bloc in terms of gross domestic product. Bruegel fellows from around the world – Uri Dadush, based in Washington DC; Alicía Garcia-Herrero based in Hong...

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The big brother is back?

With the Biden administration, there might be a difference in style, rather than a difference in trends. Following the election of Europe’s ‘preferred’ candidate to the US presidency, what will the transatlantic relationship look like? Would it be a big relief, or nothing much will change? And will we see a shift from ‘America first’ to ‘buy American’? This week Bruegel director Guntram Wolff is joined by Esther de Lange MEP, Vice Chair of the European People’s Party Group, to talk us...

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