French President Emmanuel Macron has quickly followed through on his campaign promise to pursue economic reforms. But critics call him authoritarian and the “president of the rich.” In an email interview, George Ross discusses Macron’s reform plans, his chances for success and the implications for EU politics.
On March 12, thousands of farmers in the Indian state of Maharashtra marched 112 miles to the state capital, Mumbai, demanding government action to address concerns ranging from land transfers to loans. In an email interview, Surupa Gupta discusses the farmers’ demands and the obstacles in their way.
Amid rising populist sentiment in the European Union, the system of “posted workers” has come under fire as member states seek to protect their workers from being undercut. In an email interview, Matthias Busse explains what is at the heart of the posted workers debate and what the EU is now doing to resolve it.