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The GPI draws on both a rich pool of international thinkers, academics, and professionals from diverse backgrounds, including international affairs, banking and finance, industry, technology and science, media and international organisations. What we all have in common is a strong belief that new and fresh ideas are needed for a rapidly changing world, and a shared dedication to devising innovative yet practical policy solutions to that can make a real difference.

Interview with Michele Geraci on New Italian Government and Markets

GPI Senior Fellow and Head of GPI China, Michele Geraci, was interviewed by CGTN about the new Italian government, and its attitudes towards markets and the Eurozone.  
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GPI Head of China, Michele Geraci, calls for end to austerity in Italy

The Global Policy Institute’s Senior Fellow and Head of GPI China, Michele Geraci, has been in the running, among only few other candidates, to become Italy’s next Prime Minister, has argued in a conversation with Deutsche Welle that Italy must...
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Brexit: A ‘Meaningful’ Vote for MPs Implies a ‘Meaningful’ Vote for the People

The Conservative Cabinet has spent the past month in public controversy about the customs regime to be applied on the island of Ireland after Brexit. It is widely recognised that neither of the two favoured solutions canvassed within the Cabinet,...
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Turkey as a bridge-builder for Islamism

The German armed forces (Bundeswehr) are defending our freedom in 16 countries. The defensive line, however, has long shifted to the Bosporus. Turkey is no longer the bulwark against Islamism. Europe needs to develop a new strategy. READ THE FULL...
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EU CAPITAL MARKET UNION POSITIONS TO DELIVER FINANCIAL SERVICES POST-BREXIT

As Theresa May’s Conservative government and the European Union prepare negotiating positions for a future post-Brexit relationship, the UK’s financial services trade with the EU’s Single Market looks set to become a key battleground in upcoming talks.  Alongside Brexit negotiations,...
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Reflections on federal central banking

Federal Central Banks is a unique study that critically examines the role and impact of central banks in federal and confederal political systems. It has been written and compiled by members of the Banking and Monetary Committee of the Global Policy...
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Global Federalism: The Answer to Nationalist Populism

The motivation for writing the pamphlet was my concern about the rise of ‘nationalist populism’, partly engendered by the growing marketisation in all areas of our political and economic lives. The popular resentment which underlies this anti-elitism, whereas nationalism is...
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Brexit has the semblance of a new English Civil War

Brexit may be coming, but the terms are far from clear. In the range between the Norwegian model (membership in the customs union and single market without political participation) and a hard Brexit severing all ties with the EU, and...
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More or Less Europe? Liberalism of Protectionism? My Answer to Italian newspaper Op-Ed

In recent days, Italian newspaper Il Foglio has discussed a politicized version of the debate between “More Europe or Less Europe? More free market or more protectionism? “, quoting Salvini and Di Maio, the leaders of Northern League and Five Star Movement,...
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Universalism Blinds the West to the Dangers of Culturalism

The Western project to export emancipation and freedom as well as democracy and the rule of law is reaching its limits, especially in the Middle East. Europe would be better off recognizing the limitations of its secularism. READ THE FULL...
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s Visit To Central & Eastern Europe Heralds Globalization With Chinese Modern Socialism

About a generation ago, on November 8, 1989, the Berlin Wall collapsed. It was a momentous event in modern history that marked the rise of the United States as the sole global superpower, and shortly thereafter, the rise of the...
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Capitalism and Inequality. 150 Years Late: Was Marx Right After All?

Karl Marx’s prediction was that capitalism would lead to the numbers of wealthy property owners (the bourgeoisie) becoming smaller and smaller, while everyone else sank into an immiserated proletariat, which would eventually revolt to overthrow its masters and introduce a...
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“HARD BREXIT OR NO BREXIT?”, THAT IS THE QUESTION

In his recent testimony to the House of Lords, Sir Ivan Rogers, former British Permanent Representative to the European Union, criticized as premature and ill-prepared the Prime Minister’s triggering last March of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. This is...
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Here is What I Saw at the Valdai Club Conference

The statements and exchanges at the conference regarding relations with the West were of the “he said, she said” variety that have become so drearily familiar over the years. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.
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Russia And Saudi Arabia Cement Political Relations In Pursuit Of Broader Integration

Former global energy competitors and geopolitical rivals in the Middle East and Central Asia, Russia and Saudi Arabia have been resolving their differences in order to build a long term strategic partnership. Recent backdrop to Russia-Saudi relations Following on from...
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