Posts Tagged: Syriza
Half of young Greeks are unemployed, and over 40 percent live in poverty. Is default really worse than letting Europe squeeze the country dry?
U.S. foreign policy is dangerous, undemocratic, and deeply out of sync with real global challenges. Is continuous war inevitable, or can we change course?
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.
Left organizations from all over Europe met in Barcelona to draw up a plan to battle the forces of austerity.
Syriza will not easily sweep the policies of austerity aside, but there is a palpable feeling on the continent that a tide is turning.
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.