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George Soros

The crisis of a lifetime

Only one thing is certain about the post-pandemic world: there is no way back to the globalised economy that preceded it. Everything else is up for grabs, including the rise of China, the fate of the United States, and the survival of the European Union.

George Soros Q&A part 2

In the second of two podcasts, George Soros answers journalists' questions on everything from leaving the European single currency to the situation in Ukraine…

Articles

The crisis of a lifetime

Only one thing is certain about the post-pandemic world: there is no way back to the globalised economy that preceded it. Everything else is up for grabs, including the rise of China, the fate of the United States, and the survival of the European Union.

True Europeans now need a ‘Plan B’

In an article for the Financial Times, George Soros argues that European leaders now need to search for an alternative to the crisis that has spread across Europe. This 'Plan B' for Europe will be a European solution, rather than the national solutions that so many are looking for.  

The euro crisis could lead to the destruction of the European Union

George Soros gave a public speech on the euro crisis in Berlin on 23 June. In his speech, Mr Soros argued that the euro crisis could lead to the destruction of the European Union, setting in motion a "downward spiral" as member states struggle to reduce public deficits. He said delicate manoeuving is required, with German leadership. You can download the full transcript of the speech here in English, German and French.

Podcasts

George Soros Q&A part 2

In the second of two podcasts, George Soros answers journalists' questions on everything from leaving the European single currency to the situation in Ukraine…

In the media

The FT reports from inside November's ECFR Council meeting in Warsaw