What started off as a political project aimed at strengthening democracies has become an economic project in crisis that undermines democracy. We are of course talking about the european union and the euro crisis. In this interview by sociologist Stefan Svallfors, Matthias Matthijs explains why the gap between northern and southern Europe is now widening again, why the clever people in the EU commission don’t seem to react, and what needs to be done in order for Europe not to end up in the 1930ies all over again.
A monster in the making. Interview with Matthias Matthijs on the euro crisis and democracy
Published on Feb 17, 2017