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Greece’s Government and Creditors Downplay Austerity’s Effects in ‘National Tragedy’ Wildfires

August 9, 2018

Greek journalist Aris Chatzistefanou says austerity has degraded Greece’s ability to manage threats to public safety

European Union Fines Google $5.1 Billion, While Trump ‘Protects Monopolists’

July 20, 2018

The EU’s Google fine should have been imposed a long time ago, but it comes better late than never. Meanwhile, the Trump administration continues to side with monopolies, leading to worse outcomes for US consumers, says former financial regulator Bill Black

Bill Black: Trump Sees Europe as a “Foe” Because of Key Misinformed Advisor

July 17, 2018

President Trump’s belief that the European Union’s trade policies are more unfair towards the United States than just about any other trading partner is woefully misinformed and the result of his reliance “nutcase” trade advisor Peter Navarro, says economist Bill Black

Polish Government Purges Judiciary to Ensure Free Reign

July 6, 2018

Prof. Bartosz M. Rydlinski explains the new program of the Law and Justice Party and the implications these ‘copy and paste’ policies from Hungary are having on Polish democracy

Is Europe’s New Military ‘Intervention Force’ a Message to Trump?

June 27, 2018

Nine European Union states have signed off on creating a new joint military intervention force. We speak to Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell

Will Europe Defy Trump and Save the Iran Deal?

May 24, 2018

After withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, the U.S. is threatening those countries who remain in it. We speak to scholars Eskandar Sadeghi and Pooya Ghoddousi, who have organized an open letter urging the European Union to withstand U.S. pressure and save the agreement

Trump’s Tariffs Trade War

March 8, 2018

The negative reaction to Trump’s tariffs announcement, especially from Republicans and trade partners, has been strong, even prompting the resignation of Trump’s chief economic advisor. Economist and author Heiner Flassbeck discusses possible outcomes

Trump’s Tariffs Trade War

March 8, 2018

The negative reaction to Trump’s tariffs announcement, especially from Republicans and trade partners, has been strong, even prompting the resignation of Trump’s chief economic advisor. Economist and author Heiner Flassbeck discusses possible outcomes

The Brexit Dilemma

March 7, 2018

As conservatives continue to defend a ‘hard’ Brexit that is deeply unpopular among business leaders, Jeremy Corbyn seized the opportunity to present Labour as the more sensible and business-friendly party

Italian Government in Chaos as Far-Right Parties Surge

March 6, 2018

Italy’s election on Sunday didn’t produce a clear winner, making the task of negotiating a coalition government particularly challenging. Raffaele Laudani, professor at the University of Bologna, discusses possible outcomes