Posts Tagged: Troika
Can the EU still unite a continent shattered by world wars, or is it little more than a vehicle for austerity capitalism?
After a year of earthshaking victories and devastating setbacks, Europe's new progressive parties are slowly learning how to balance governance with activism.
When Syriza’s leadership failed to seriously plan for a Eurozone exit, they let Europe’s central bank turn the screws.
It's a new kind of barbarism, one that sacks countries with fine print.
The European debt crisis has little to do with poor budgeting and everything to do with crony capitalism.
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?
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.
In order to qualify for the next loan installment, Prime Minister Coelho must convince the European Union and the IMF that he can make draconian cuts.