February 7, 2020 | Dear readers, after almost six years it was time for modernizing this website. The most important changes are a dynamic layout and secure (https-)connections. There are some further improvements, in particular in this English-language section of the website. …
In the first six years of this blog, my reporting has made a difference here and there. It contributed to the break-up of the anti-labor Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) and to the European Central Bank no longer sending a representative as a member of the shady G30 group…
All too often the power of money seems insurmountable. This is a story that shows that courage, tenacity and solidarity can do a lot. In this case, a powerful, extremely well connected academic and his institute, lavishly financed by Germany’s largest employer, fell because they wanted to silence a critic who fought back.
Mathew D. Rose – Investigative Journalist specialised in Organised Political Crime, Ruediger Rossig – Investigative Journalist, Balkan Expert, Nick Shaxson – Investigative Journalist and Author of “Treasure Islands” and David Shirreff – Former finance and business journalist at The Economist and Author of “Break up the Banks!”, Playwright are the editors of the new progressive weblog Brave New Europe, featuring texts from dozends of well-know authors.
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