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The failure of European Socialism

Substance of a talk given to the Brecon Political and Theological Discussion Group, 12th November 2019 

(The talk was given during the campaign for the General Election on 12th December but before the results were known. Changes have been made accordingly. The reader will have to take my word for it that no change needed to be made in the political argument)

Bretton Woods
Christian democracy and Socialism
Was Marx proved wrong?
Monetarism and the collapse of the post-war consensus
The tournant de la rigueur in France
Neo-liberal foundation of the Euro
Return to the nation state?

The full text can be downloaded in Word format here