I went to Athens to see what economic catastrophe looks like on the ground. What I saw shocked me.
From Athens to Tehran, powerful countries make the rules and break the rules. Everyone else just squeezes the best deal they can — for now, anyway.
Half of young Greeks are unemployed, and over 40 percent live in poverty. Is default really worse than letting Europe squeeze the country dry?
The need for our safety net is palpable, but the GOP's hurricane budget is shredding it.
Join high-level representatives from Greece’s SYRIZA, Spain’s PODEMOS, and Germany’s DIE LINKE to discuss the impact of austerity and the alternative policy agendas of these parties.
The complex federal project of the EU has proven fragile in the absence of a strong external threat.
From austerity to Al Nusra.
From the decline in democracy to the rise in the price of peace.
In order to qualify for the next loan installment, Prime Minister Coelho must convince the European Union and the IMF that he can make draconian cuts.
But America's wealthy don't seem to mind.