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Eurozone Debt Crisis

What The Greek Government Isn't Saying About The New Bailout Deal

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 08.12.2015 | World

The bailout deal Greece finalized with creditors on Tuesday, worth up to $94 billion, won't bring significant relief from austerity, contra...

If The Eurozone Were A Club, Germany Would Be The DJ

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 07.29.2015 | World

Since the start of the Greek debt crisis, commentators have struggled to find the right metaphor for Greece’s relationship to Europe. Is it a ba...

Daniel Marans

Greek-Americans Share Concern For Greece, But Disagree On Solutions | Daniel Marans | Posted 07.12.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- When Hillary Clinton called on European leaders Tuesday to “exert every effort to find” a solution that keeps Greece in the eurozone...

Daniel Marans

Greek-American Leaders Tout Lobbying Wins For Greece, But Want More | Daniel Marans | Posted 07.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Greek-American political leaders say their push for the U.S. to use its political power on behalf of Greece is helping to resolve the na...

Daniel Marans

Dominique Strauss-Kahn's Surprisingly Prescient Plan For Greece | Daniel Marans | Posted 07.09.2015 | World

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the disgraced former managing director of the International Monetary Fund and onetime French presidential hopeful, has a progr...

Greek Crisis: Only the Beginning

Daniel Speckhard | Posted 07.09.2015 | World
Daniel Speckhard

While we all watch with shock as Greece goes into an economic death spiral, much bigger waters are stirring with long term consequences for all of us.

Daniel Marans

Let German Comics Explain The Absurdity Of Austerity In Greece | Daniel Marans | Posted 07.17.2015 | World

While Germany may be Greece's most fearsome opponent in negotiations over the country's debts, some German comics are sympathetic to the dilemma facin...

Daniel Marans

Bernie Sanders Blasts Greece's Creditors | Daniel Marans | Posted 07.02.2015 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) attacked the International Monetary Fund and European authorities on Wednesday for imposing what he called excessive auste...

Daniel Marans

U.S. Efforts In Greek Debt Crisis May Be Just Too Late | Daniel Marans | Posted 06.30.2015 | World

The United States should have intervened a week ago when the latest talks between Greece and its creditors began to fall apart, a former senior Intern...

Daniel Marans

Why A Bailout Deal That Keeps Greece In Europe May Endanger Greek Democracy | Daniel Marans | Posted 06.26.2015 | World

An emerging bailout deal between Greece and its creditors likely would continue the status quo of austerity. This ongoing economic pain may embolden G...

Daniel Marans

As Debt Deal Looms, Greeks Dream Big | Daniel Marans | Posted 06.26.2015 | World

As Greek leaders work around the clock to negotiate a new bailout deal with their creditors, ordinary Greeks remain anxious about what lies ahead. ...

'Evil Back Upon Itself Recoils'

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

The eurozone is playing a dangerous game with Greece. Officials are treating the Greek crisis of payments as a liquidity problem. And that's true as far as it goes. But Milton's famous line from Paradise Lost in the title of this post may still be true for the European Union.

Why Europeans Are Trying to Burn Down Their Central Bank

Mark Dawson | Posted 06.13.2015 | World
Mark Dawson

BERLIN -- Great crises often produce enduring images. For the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, this has often been a terrified child cowering behind protective parents; for 9/11 it was brave firemen rushing headlong into collapsing buildings. Last month saw what could become one of the lasting images of Europe's unending crisis: the sight of burning cars and buildings after riots outside the European Central Bank.

Breaking: Greece Threatened 'Feta Dump' During Bailout Crisis

David Shayne | Posted 05.05.2015 | Comedy
David Shayne

Inside sources report Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resorted to hostile threats last month as bailout negotiations with the country's creditors faltered.

Greece: Europe's Identified Patient

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 04.19.2015 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

This lemon just can't be squeezed any harder--no matter how badly Germany and the rest of euro zone wants the money they perhaps shouldn't have "loaned" to Greece in the first place...

The Bernanke-Yellen Recovery

Harlan Green | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Harlan Green

This is something that Germany, instigator of the eurozone's austerity policies, has to learn if it wants to bring Europe out of its Second Great Depression; by supporting policies that will unite Europe into a greater union, rather than cause its disintegration.

The Greek Elections and European Absurdity

Kostas Vergopoulos | Posted 04.04.2015 | World
Kostas Vergopoulos

If there is one thing that has poisoned the European economy after the 2008 crisis, it is the German idea that a purge comes before a recovery.

What You Need To Know About Alexis Tsipras

HuffPost Greece | Katerina Prifti | Posted 01.27.2015 | World

Alexis Tsipras, the leader of the Greek Coalition of the Radical Left -- best known by its acronym, Syriza -- is the focus of attention in Europe afte...

HuffPost Exclusive: Greece Pre-Election Poll

HuffPost Greece / Focus Bari | Posted 01.26.2015 | World

These days, most polls are centered on the intent to vote and the popularity of political leaders. We at The Huffington Post Greece understand the peo...

7 Key Points to Understanding the Greek Elections

Pavlos Tsimas | Posted 03.24.2015 | World
Pavlos Tsimas

The upcoming elections in Greece are undeniably a global event, whose importance transcends Greece's borders.

7 Keys to Understanding the Greek Elections

Παύλος Τσίμας | Posted 03.24.2015 | World
Παύλος Τσίμας

The upcoming elections in Greece are undeniably a global event, whose importance transcends Greece's borders.

Greece Is the Word (Again)

Roger D Barris | Posted 03.07.2015 | Business
Roger D Barris

This situation bears watching. Although the financial contagion may be contained, with the rise of anti-EU parties throughout Europe, the political spillover may be large.

Why Europe Is Spooking Stock Markets

David Dagan | Posted 12.19.2014 | Business
David Dagan

The stock markets have picked up a bad case of the jitters recently, providing more fodder for the theory that investors don't do well with the approach of Halloween.

Austerity Is Not the Answer for the Eurozone

Iván H. Ayala | Posted 02.08.2014 | Impact
Iván H. Ayala

The reality is that the "austerity," imposed by elites and governments, has led us to an untenable macroeconomic situation.

The Bank Guarantee That Bankrupted Ireland

Ellen Brown | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Ellen Brown

The Irish have a long history of being tyrannized, exploited, and oppressed -- from the forced conversion to Christianity in the Dark Ages, to slave t...