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Distributing Growth for the Benefit of All

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 07.24.2016 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

If you need proof of how the modern welfare state can miss the mark, just look at the rising level of social inequality in much of the developed world.

Athens, the City of the Bitter Orange Trees

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

I am in Athens this spring and the city is drowning in the fragrance of the bitter orange trees that flood its sidewalks. The aroma is intoxicating, numbing the mind and the body's senses.

A Negative Press

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

This separation of Europe into a "good north" and a "bad south" by the traditional European press has been instrumental in undermining feelings of solidarity on the continent and have torn at the very heart of the "European ideal."

Germany: Deaf to the Debt Crisis?

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 10.23.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Angela Merkel and Wolfgang Schauble are engaged in a pre-election struggle to convince their voters, along with the world's markets, that Greece's deb...

Obama on Greece: End Austerity Now

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 10.09.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

The president looks to be in accord with a recent IMF report on the situation that calls on the eurozone to quickly solve the issue of Greece's financing gap for 2014 and to expedite the package of relief measures that have been promised.

Greece: A Promising Destination

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 08.01.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Greece, the land of over 3,000 islands, beautiful beaches with clear blue waters and incomparable historic sites attracted a record number of tourists...

Greece's Desperate Call

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 03.04.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Bravely, the Greeks forge on. Its leaders may, indeed, as the Foreign Minister said, be exploring and defining areas of potential foreign investment and fast-tracking new rules to eliminate much of the red tape surrounding these endeavors.