European politics

Jun 30, 2015

A gang of wolves comes for Greece

Syriza represented a challenge to the prevailing European economic model, so it had to be stopped. The German grand coalition government has decided to teach Greece a lesson.
Feb 11, 2015
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Greece, austerity and the failed euro experiment

Louis-Philippe Rochon
Recent German threats to throw Greece out of the euro-zone only further masks what is increasingly becoming evident: the euro is a flawed and poorly designed institution.
Jan 27, 2015
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CETA could unravel with decisive Syriza win in Greece

Brent Patterson
While Syriza has been in the news because of its vow to cancel brutal austerity measures, it has also stated that if elected it would not ratify the Canada-EU "free trade" agreement.
Jan 27, 2015

Greece says to Europe: Drop austerity

The victory in the Greek elections of the anti-capitalist Syriza led by Alexis Tsipras is being celebrated by Europeans rejecting policies that have produced unemployment across the Eurozone.
Jan 7, 2015

Five hopeful economic events in 2014

A list of five positive economic developments from the year past -- both globally and right here at home -- that warmed this particular economist's left-wing heart in 2014.


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