Regions / Greece
Half of young Greeks are unemployed, and over 40 percent live in poverty. Is default really worse than letting Europe squeeze the country dry?
Golden Dawn is deeply rooted in the political culture of Greece.
As Germany squeezes Greece, it’s in denial about the skimpy reparations it paid Greece for World War II.
The deal that was cut in Brussels buys Greece valuable time.
The European debt crisis has little to do with poor budgeting and everything to do with crony capitalism.
Thriftiness has served Germany well in the past, but the German culture of austerity suffers from selective memory.
Syriza will not easily sweep the policies of austerity aside, but there is a palpable feeling on the continent that a tide is turning.
Europe should be the world's superpower. So why is it on the verge of collapse?
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
Yes, the far right performed well in Europe's elections. But wherever voters had a clear choice between economic democracy and right-wing xenophobia, they went left.