Paul Taylor

Crony capitalism in Washington?

May 26, 2009

The Obama administration has vowed to clean up excesses and abusesĀ in the U.S. financial system that precipitated the global credit crisis. But critics say it is just as much in thrall to the Wall Street establishment as its predecessors.

Ten reasons to vote in EU elections

May 15, 2009

paul-taylor— Paul Taylor is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own —

Opinion polls predict a record low turnout in next month’s EU-wide European Parliament elections. The Strasbourg-based assembly was once regarded as a toothless talking shop, but that has long ceased to be true. Indeed there are many reasons for Europeans to cast a vote.