In response to COVID-19, EU member states have agreed to policies that once seemed inconceivable. The EU recovery fund falls well short of what’s needed, but there’s now an opening for the European left to demand more radical forms of economic redistribution.
Christakis Georgiou is a political scientist at the University of Geneva and currently a visiting fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. He specializes in the political economy of European integration and is the author of Les grandes firmes françaises et l’Union européenne (Le Croquant, 2017).
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