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As the new Greek Syriza government challenges the rest of Europe over its unpaid debt, Habermas’s suggestion that the EU is in crisis and needs reform is more relevant than ever. Habermas’s latest collection of essays, The Lure of Technocracy, argues for a profound democratisation of European institutions.


Further reading:

A rare interview with Jürgen Habermas Habermas speaks to Stuart Jeffries for this profile.

Habermas Forum A forum dedicated to consideration of Habermas’s work.


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