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Eurocrisis

The Greek Crisis Explained

Joergen Oerstroem Moeller | Posted 06.22.2015 | World
Joergen Oerstroem Moeller

Analyzing the ongoing drama, tragedy or comedy about Greece, five observations stand out as the crucial ones among the smokes obscuring what actually is happening on the stage. The first one is that Greece has done extremely well out of its EU-membership.

Southeastern Europe: Left Behind or Leading the Change in Europe?

Erik Brattberg | Posted 05.20.2015 | World
Erik Brattberg

Europe needs a new positive narrative to confront the plethora of serious internal and external challenges it faces. Otherwise, the entire European project as such may be at risk. This would be a historic mistake.

Grexit for the Good of the Eurozone

Russell Green | Posted 04.25.2015 | World
Russell Green

If the Greeks leave the Eurozone, it would be awful. Both Greece and the remainder of the euro area would experience damaging volatility and uncertainty. But "Grexit" does not have to be all bad.

Beyond the Eurocrisis: Is More Democratic Governance the Solution for Europe?

Luka Orešković | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics
Luka Orešković

If invested with popular legitimacy, Europe's success will depend on balancing it with long-term focused meritocratic governance and avoiding capture by short-term and particular special interests. A middle Way between West and East is indeed necessary.

'Spain's PM Is Not The F****** Owner Of This Country'

Posted 06.27.2012 | World

José Miguel Monzón Navarro, a popular Spanish comedian, didn't bother saving his best material for TV -- instead, he let loose at a public demonstra...

Ireland Is Not Greece and Greece Is Not Ireland as European Crisis Rumbles On

Emmet Oliver | Posted 08.22.2012 | Business
Emmet Oliver

Americans must wonder how a faltering economy in Greece (population: approximately 11 million) can cause a rupture in the entire economic foundation of the eurozone, which is supported by a population of 332 million. Don't worry, we all ask ourselves this question from time to time.

2012: The Year Europe May Prove Politics and Economics Are the Same -- and Broken

Joe Trippi | Posted 03.01.2012 | World
Joe Trippi

As the end of 2011 neared, I looked at the Eurocrisis from a political perspective and concluded that the political system is incapable of solving the problem and probably will fail to do so. The markets will, sooner or later, figure this out.