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The credibility gap between the political class and the people is widening in most Member States, but there is no consensus as to what to do. The economic and financial challenges facing Europe require decisive leadership, but most national electoral systems make this difficult. The remedies to overcome the economic and financial crisis involve ‘pain… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick


If only our presidents and prime ministers were as good at the leadership game as they are at the blame game. Recent examples: Copenhagen: British climate change minister, Ed Miliband, publicly blamed China for vetoing two key commitments on emission cuts. China accused Miliband of trying to stir discord among developing countries. Protectionism: China called… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick