Matthew Lynn

Europe

Why the EU keeps losing against Big Tech

The EU operates increasingly outside the rule of law itself.

By Matthew Lynn

Europe

Merkel is right to reject Biden’s vaccine patent plan

If patents are suspended on COVID-19 vaccines, then why not on every other kind of shot as well?

By Matthew Lynn

Europe

Ireland’s low-tax miracle is over

The European Commission is pushing for the Irish to end its tax breaks as a condition of receiving its share of the Coronavirus Relief Fund

By Matthew Lynn

Europe

The eurozone’s COVID recession has arrived

The reality is that the eurozone was already the weakest link in the global economy

By Matthew Lynn

Europe

The EU will regret suing AstraZeneca

The action could easily rebound on the EU

By Matthew Lynn

Europe

Europe’s panic: the meltdown over vaccines

One by one, the vaccine fallout is about to take out a generation of European leaders

By Matthew Lynn

Europe

The unlikely solution to German decline

Merkel was always the continent’s most overrated leader, her reign characterized by dithering, indecision and delay

By Matthew Lynn

Finance

Up Crash: why are markets soaring as the economy tanks?

The apocalypse has never been so profitable

By Matthew Lynn

Europe

Biden’s rift with Brussels is only set to grow

An increasingly mercantilist EU is determined to put its own economic interests first

By Matthew Lynn

Europe

Ursula von der Leyen has broken the first rule of leadership

VdL is good at shifting the blame for the trail of disasters she leaves in her wake

By Matthew Lynn

International

Vaccine wars: the global battle for a precious resource

Europe should be leading distribution around the world instead of squabbling over deployment

By Matthew Lynn

Europe

The EU’s vaccine catastrophe is a crisis of its own making

The EU is trying to shift the blame to Pfizer and AstraZeneca

By Matthew Lynn

Europe

The EU has botched its vaccination program

The EU ordered so few doses of the BioNTech shot that it is now at the back of the line for scarce supplies

By Matthew Lynn

Europe

Italy is about to hijack the eurozone

The country owes enough money to collapse the whole system

By Matthew Lynn

Europe

Brexit Britain will be the winner in the EU’s war on Joe Biden

His relationship with an aggressive, protectionist, anti-American EU will sour very quickly

By Matthew Lynn

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