Thomas Fazi is a writer, journalist and activist. He is the author of The Battle for Europe: How an Elite Hijacked a Continent – and How We Can Take It Back (Pluto, 2014) and Reclaiming the State: A Progressive Vision of Sovereignty for a Post-Neoliberal World, co-authored with economist Bill Mitchell (Pluto, 2017).
Germany’s dystopian plans for Europe: from fantasy to reality?
For Germany, the idea of Europeanism has provided the country’s elites with the perfect alibi to conceal their...
TTIP: we were right all along
Attacked and ridiculed, the leak of 243 pages of TTIP negotiations concerning climate, environment and public health...
The idea you can skip the nation-state is dangerous
DiEM25, the movement to democratize the European Union, is urged to rethink its approach, taking events of the last...
Bleak times ahead for the European periphery
These hold grave implications for periphery countries: the unforeseen implosion of – or ‘forced exit’ from – the...
The problem(s) with Varoufakis’ DiEM25 manifesto
Can the EU really be democratised? A response to Varoufakis' new programme
The EU's banking union: a recipe for disaster
Almost eight years on from the 2007 crash, the European financial nightmare continues. The EU is presenting a...