Posts Tagged: austerity
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.
European elites are blaming "stupid" voters for turning against an economic system that hasn't worked for them.
The EU needs to increase funding to help out the economically dislocated, or it will face more exits.
The 2016 vote may have been a disappointment to Spain's insurgent progressives. But they've proven they're here to stay.
A new progressive coalition seeks to end Spain’s punishing austerity regime and confront the country’s staggering unemployment.