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Europe

August 29, 2016
No nations in the European Union are experiencing a recovery, says economist Heiner Flassbeck

Wage Pressures, Falling Commodity Prices Spell Trouble for the Global Economy

January 15, 2016

With no recovery in the Eurozone and the whole of Eastern Europe in trouble, greater turmoil in Asian economies could bring the world economy to a critical moment, says economist Heiner Flassbeck

UK Labor Party Departing from Austerity to Strengthen Economy

January 6, 2016

Economists for Rational Economic Policy: John Weeks, Ozlem Onaran and Jeremy Smith say Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and Chancellor John McDonnell can break with previous neo-liberal economic policies and pursue an agenda that is focused on productive employment

los indignados to Podemos

December 21, 2015
ROAR Editor Carlos Delclos explains how Podemos has lead the call for structural change but will ultimately be limited in getting results

Hudson Report

December 15, 2014
Hudson Report: Europe’s effort to join the US in isolating Russia has backfired, it makes no sense to build an oil and gas pipeline for Russian exports that would be owned and leased to them by the US and Europe

Crisis in the Eurozone

July 23, 2014
Prof. John Weeks and Prof. Trevor Martin discuss British PM David Cameron’s call for a referendum vote to decide whether the UK remains a part of EU, as stagnation continues in the Eurozone and bleeds into economic powerhouses like Germany

Why Is the 2006 Crisis Taking So Long To Resolve?

February 21, 2014
A two part series with Yilmaz Akyüz who says crisis management in the US and Europe is causing more problems that it is solving as two major policy shortcomings put excessive reliance on monetary policy in managing the 2008 financial crisis

Investing in Schools Creates More Than Twice as Many Jobs as Military Spending

June 6, 2013

Bob Pollin: Education spending is the best job creator – so why are local and state governments firing teachers and closing schools?