Portugal

Western European Banks Vulnerable to Ukrainian Sovereign Debt Crisis

March 16, 2014

James Henry: European banks in countries like Germany and Austria have a vested interest in a stable Ukraine because of trillions in outstanding debt

Syriza Succeeds in Greece by Challenging European Social Democrats’ Approach to Reform

January 21, 2014

Panitch: Reforms can be easily thwarted by the power of business and the ideology of neoliberalism

Crisis in the Eurozone

September 30, 2013
Portugal’s Social Democratic Party had worst local election defeat in more than two decades as austerity measures continue to prove unpopular amongst its citizens

IMF Admits ‘Notable Failures’ During Greek Bailout

June 11, 2013

John Weeks: IMF admits failure during bailout of Europe; now it should face up to its role in Africa

Privatizing Europe

March 21, 2013
Nick Buxton: A massive European fire sale is one way finance is using the crisis to entrench neo-liberalism

Davos Still Pushes Failed Global Vision

January 25, 2013

Bill Black reports from Davos that the Global Competitiveness Report pushes countries towards even more deregulation – policies that helped trigger the crisis

Most Greeks Look to Left for Solutions, but Far Right Gaining Strength

December 11, 2012
Costas Lapavitsas: There is an impression that the crisis has been handled by ECB but economies are deteriorating quickly

Securities Transaction Tax

October 22, 2012
A half-percent tax on all financial transactions makes it to Congress