Posts Tagged: austerity
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.
Europe should be the world's superpower. So why is it on the verge of collapse?
Irish activists fighting a plan to increase the cost of water have an unlikely ally in their corner: the Detroit Water Brigade.
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
Little has been done to address the economic crisis in Tunisia other than to accept foreign loans with their usual austerity strings attached.
Can Poland's resurgent activist-intellectuals steal the thunder from the right and appeal to millions of Europeans orphaned by the economic crisis?
On the outskirts of Europe people are literally dying to get in, while the core members of the EU are having second thoughts.