Posts Tagged: austerity
The disastrous impacts of Hurricane Maria were made by inequalities of race, income, and access to U.S. political power.
Hiding behind appeals to "rationalism," the French leader seeks to "fix" the French economy by cozying up to a tiny, binge-eating wealthy elite.
The new Spanish government has a mixed record on both austerity and regional democracy. To stay in power, it'll have to do better on both.
Immigrants don't have one bit to do with Italy's ailing economy — in fact, they're key to reviving it.
Under-reported stories from around the world on the military industrial complex, the global class war, and doomsday.
The UK's Conservative government is weak, the Labor Party is rising, and EU members are out for blood.
Ireland is a small player, but it has much to teach its neighbors now suffering extremism, division, and debt.
Spain's Catalonia region votes for independence this fall. For some, it's a referendum on austerity policies that have crippled economies all over Europe.
While France teeters on the brink of the far right, left parties elsewhere are showing surprising strength.
For leftist critics of the EU, reform looks unlikely — but aligning with right-wing Euroskeptics looks worse. Maybe there's a third option.