Dark days this summer showed how government by the people—beset by illiberal populists on one side and undemocratic elites on the other—is poised for extinction. (AP Photo: Frank Augstein)
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In their quest for the Conservative leadership, two rival Eton schoolboys have managed to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union—the first by calling for a referendum in 2013 in order to consolidate his hold over the leadership, and the second by joining the leadership of the Vote Leave campaign in order to hasten his rival’s downfall.
The European Connection: A Harvard Undergraduate's Perspective
Tobias Schumacher, CES Short-Term Fellow, outlines why the ‘black garden’ will not blossom any time soon
The European Central Bank is under heavy attack in Germany, a country that has long prided itself on defending the principle of central-bank independence.
The last best hope of Europe’s anti-austerity forces faces an uncertain future.
European response should blend force and politics, Renzi says during Harvard talk
Listen to Professor Alison Frank Johnson who comments on Weimar Germany and how the German government rose as a fresh democracy in 1919 but failed to resist the rise of radical new politics, and specifically of Adolf Hitler, by 1933.
Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi called for greater investments in culture and education, in addition to national security, to stabilize current political and economic unrest in Europe at the Harvard Art Museums on Thursday.