Oliver Marc Hartwich

Now for the next euro crisis

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When it comes to its next economic crisis, Greece will be the least of the eurozone's worries.

Why Germany is losing the blame game

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The vitriol directed at German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Wolfgang Schäuble is deeply misguided and undeserved.

Merkel must face her Waterloo moment

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Angela Merkel's stance on the Greek problem has failed Greece, left Germany exposed to massive liabilities and led the EU into the worst crisis of its history.

The eurozone must stop playing the blame game

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Everyone must acknowledge their role in the escalation of the Greek crisis if there is to be any hope of a resolution.

It's Groundhog Day for Greece

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If history is any guide, a so-called resolution to the ongoing Greek crisis is unlikely to yield any long-term results.

Germany's Greek stance keeps everyone guessing

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Greece's negotiation strategy appears confusing, but even more bewildering is Germany's position on the debt-stricken nation.

Public broadcasting is poor economics

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In the stone-age era of television, the state's involvement in television broadcasting made sense. But it's harder to justify the heavy cost in a time of internet streaming.

After the crisis is before the crisis

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Just as there was never a good economic reason for Greece to join the eurozone, now there is no good reason why it should not leave it.

Europe's never-ending integration madness

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The project of European integration looks to be rapidly disintegrating, yet France and Germany keep calling for more of the same.

Why the EU is hung up on mobile roaming

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The kerfuffle surrounding roaming charges in the eurozone is a convenient distraction from the EU's real problems.

A Pyrrhic victory for Cameron?

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David Cameron won the UK election battle, but the war has only just begun and what lies ahead will test his resolve.

A wild forecast for Britain

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Exit polls place the Conservatives in the lead, but still short of a majority. From here on, strange possibilities arise.

All that glitters is not a golden visa

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International experience suggests that golden visa schemes create more problems than solutions.

Germany's corporate governance problem

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The soap opera surrounding Volkswagen highlights the systemic problems that afflict Germany's corporate culture.

Britain's choice between the devil and the deep blue sea

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The British might think that their economic crisis is over, but the UK's real problems still lie ahead.

Why Germany should leave the eurozone

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It might be politically unfeasible, but there's compelling economic logic to the idea of a German exit.

What the parity party says about Australia and New Zealand

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The New Zealand dollar's surge towards parity with the Aussie should be a reminder that no country can be complacent about the state of its economy.

Bernanke's misguided fix for Germany

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Ben Bernanke's analysis of Germany's exports problem is correct but it yields the wrong conclusions.

Greece is Putin's pawn in a plot to divide the EU

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We're now starting to see the political and security implications of Europe's economic crisis.

Germany's bubble economy is on borrowed time

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The ECB's expansionary policies have benefited Germany in the short run, but it will be in trouble once the central bank starts tapering its monetary stimulus.

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