Posts Tagged: austerity
Can the EU still unite a continent shattered by world wars, or is it little more than a vehicle for austerity capitalism?
Whatever credibility austerity had is now lost on much of Europe.
By embracing a neoliberal, pro-austerity agenda, Poland's mainstream left opened the way for a government of Polish Ted Cruzes.
A coalition of leftists and independents may come out on top in the Irish election.
After a year of earthshaking victories and devastating setbacks, Europe's new progressive parties are slowly learning how to balance governance with activism.
With its elections, Spain takes steps to free itself from the European Union’s tight-fisted policies.
Brazil's Workers' Party was once the pride of the New Left for an entire hemisphere. Now its 13-year rule hangs by a thread.
South Korean workers are preparing to strike back at their government's labor reforms, trade agreements, and general indifference to the fate of working people.
In Portugal’s elections, Left parties garnered more than 50 percent of the vote and austerity took a major hit.
When Syriza’s leadership failed to seriously plan for a Eurozone exit, they let Europe’s central bank turn the screws.