Truman in English

Select articles and exclusive interviews for our anglophone readers.

‘D’ is for Debt

‘D’ is for Debt

The Insider’s Economic Dictionary…

Gold Confiscation

Gold Confiscation

Could the US government grab the gold as they did in 1933?…

Syria & the Return of Liberal Interventionism

Syria & the Return of Liberal Interventionism

It seems that the old doctrines of so-called liberal intervention have returned, reborn in the rhetoric and policies of Barack Obama and David Cameron.…

Greece Highlights Germany’s EU Dilemma

Greece Highlights Germany’s EU Dilemma

Germany's EU dilemma stems from the unwelcome fact that the chronic debt problem of the so-called 'periphery' nations, occurred before the EU has secured full sovereignty over its member states.…

Beware of Olli Rehn and his siren call for flexibility

Beware of Olli Rehn and his siren call for flexibility

Olli Rehn laments the "lack of fleixibility" in Spain's labour market but his call for flexibility is a siren call.…

‘C’ is for Camouflage

‘C’ is for Camouflage

The Insider’s Economic Dictionary…

‘B’ is for Bailout

‘B’ is for Bailout

The Insider’s Economic Dictionary…

Spain: Fiesta or Siesta?

Spain: Fiesta or Siesta?

Aa time when Spain is back in the limelight on account of its ever-sprouting corruption scandals, the government is trying to switch public attention to the prospect of impending economic recovery.…

The Insider’s Economic Dictionary – Part A

The Insider’s Economic Dictionary – Part A

How a society defines economic terms and relationships will determine who controls it…

«Free trade can be conceived as pro-environment» –Rafael Leal-Arcas

«Free trade can be conceived as pro-environment» –Rafael Leal-Arcas

Interview with Rafael Leal-Arcas, expert on International Economic Law and author of Climate Change and International Trade.…

That Pesky Marketplace – A Political Fable

That Pesky Marketplace – A Political Fable

When the financial markets no longer reflect the human condition, authorities must answer to true power – the marketplace.…

The Canary Islands, Spain’s Paradise Lost

The Canary Islands, Spain’s Paradise Lost

The country’s hard-won welfare state system is in reverse gear, with rights and social justice being handed back to charities, as was the case in pre-constitutional Spain.…

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