Posts Tagged: austerity
The old days of campaigning on left social democracy and ruling with careful centrism are over.
With the hard right running left and the center-left abdicating, Euroskeptics could accelerate a continent-wide crisis.
Campaigns challenging the country’s environmentally destructive, low-wage economic model are gaining ground, despite political insecurity.
Again, the success of right-wing parties reflects less the rise of the right than the collapse of the center.
Skyrocketing debt, Wall Street deregulation, a fraying social safety net, and a diminished dollar could soon leave the United States looking like Greece.
The Atlantic country has a huge opportunity to model getting money out of fossil fuel companies and into the hands of the people.
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.