Posts Tagged: Syriza
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.
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.
After years of brutal austerity, collapsing economies, widespread unemployment, and shredding of the social safety net, Italians said "basta!" Enough!