We have the opportunity to engage China in a joint reform of a failing global system.
Marsili is also the co-president of the European Media Initiative, an international campaign demanding better protection for media freedom at European... level. Together with Yanis Varoufakis he is one of the initiators of DiEM25. His latest book, Planetary Politics, is published by Polity Press.
After a deadly pandemic and Trump’s disastrous presidency, we should demand more than just a return to normalcy.
The mobilisation to fight the virus shows that we can drastically transform our system and societies to fight a threat.
And what is its future?
Multinational corporations are increasingly encroaching on the functions of sovereign states.
The new model brings together fake social care, exacerbated nationalism and a compensatory pro-business approach.
Trump’s former strategist Steve Bannon has vowed to help start a far-right revolution in Europe. Who will oppose him?
The Italian president’s veto on a proposed populist cabinet will have dire consequences.
The grave state of affairs in Italy ahead of the elections is yet another sign that European democracy is in crisis.
Pax Americana is over, but empowered cities and a reformed EU can take the lead for a better global governance model.