How austerity destroyed Europe’s economy, in one graph: Credit Suisse made this chart, passed along by Quartz’s Matt Phillips. via How austerity destroyed Europe’s economy, in one graph.
The euro-zone economy: The long road back | The Economist
Europe is to be congratulated on avoiding a Depression (in most of its member states) and a catastrophic break-up (for now). But if Europe’s leaders are wise they would use this occasion not to celebrate but to reflect on just how badly they have performed, and to get busy learning from their mistakes.
EL: EU-sparekrav truer græsk pressefrihed og demokrati | Information
- Den danske regering er gennem EU med til at formulere kravene om nedskæringer til den græske regering. Derfor har regeringen også et ansvar for at stoppe angrebet på pressefriheden og prioritere den demokratiske udvikling over EUs stramme sparekrav.
Det skriver Nikolaj Willumsen i en mail til Ritzau.
What price the new democracy? Goldman Sachs conquers Europe | The Independent
While ordinary people fret about austerity and jobs, the eurozone’s corridors of power have been undergoing a remarkable transformation
Article > Demolishing five myths about Europe’s decline
Five wrong notions have encouraged Asia and America to misdiagnose Europe’s ailments, Indermit Gill writes. And although Europeans need to make big changes, he believes the EU’s economic model can still be made to work
Europe has been getting a bad press. The Greeks and the Italians have been excoriated for endangering the euro, and Iceland, Ireland, Portugal and Spain have been criticised for their reckless financial policies. Endless summitry in Brussels hasn’t helped. Europe is increasingly seen by Americans and Asians as sluggish, even spoilt. Five wrong notions that have led to this misdiagnosis.
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En dokumentar om privatiseringer i Grækenland. Gennem fortællingen om andre privatiseringer i Europa, herunder catastroikaen i Rusland belyses den Græske regerings privatiserxinger af nationale værdier. En privatisering der begrundes med “nødvendighed”, men som snarere synes at tjene multinationale interesser.