Here we document the first part of a hearing, which was organized by the GEU/NGL group on the 14th of January in the European Parliament.
The emergence of new “unconventional” policy measures and alternatives
Presenter: MEP, Fabio De Masi, GUE/NGL
Norbert Häring, economist and journalist, initiator and member of shadow ECB council, co-founder and co-director of the World Economics Association, recipient of the Keynes Prize for Economic Writing 2014 of the Keynes Gesellschaft.
Harald Schumann, investigative journalist (Tagesspiegel), author of the documentaries “Staatsgeheimnis Bankenrettung” and “Troika – macht ohne Kontrolle”, concerning the European bank bail-outs and Troika interventions, respectively.
ECB involvement in crisis management in different countries
Presenter: MEP Dimitris Papadimoulis, GUE/NGL
Pearse Doherty, Sinn Féin TD and party spokesperson on finance, member of the Irish Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis
Marica Frangakis, economist and member of the SYRIZA Political Secretariat; in charge of the economic policy department
Eric Toussaint, Spokesperson for the CADTM, Scientific coordinator of the Truth Committee on Greek Public Debt
For the full program and a the recorded livestream of all presentations please visit the documentation of the hearing on the GUE/NGL site.