Posts Tagged: austerity
On the outskirts of Europe people are literally dying to get in, while the core members of the EU are having second thoughts.
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.
Throughout Europe, extremist right-wing parties have been on the rise and radical ideas are gaining traction.
Borders in Europe may appear immutable, but of course they are not.
Washington is threatening to withhold development aid unless El Salvador adopts economic policies that Salvadorans just voted against.
Workers in Hungary were forced to resort to road closures to bring the government to the negotiating table.
Each year Conn Hallinan looks aghast at news stories and newsmakers that beggar belief.
The spirit of austerity can be leveraged to kick a leg or two out from under the nuclear triad.
Poor Bulgaria. Once again the Germans are headed her way—this time armed with nothing more than a change of currency and the policies of austerity that go along with it.
Angela Merkel's reelection in Germany means austerity reigns for now, but there is at least a silver lining.