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ONE ON ONE: George Papandreou On The Promise Of A United Europe

The WorldPost | Katherine Keating | Posted 02.11.2014 | World

George Papandreou, the ex-prime minister of Greece, discusses a united Europe as part of The WorldPost's new series, ONE ON ONE, which gives voice to ...

Will Europe's Jobless Generation Ever Find Work?

The World Post | Katherine Keating | Posted 02.07.2014 | World

Twenty-six million European youth are looking for work. Even as the Eurozone inches toward recovery, new jobs remain scarce. In this video series, ...

Fish Discover Water Last - 2

Iram Ganju | Posted 08.17.2013 | Impact
Iram Ganju

It's Not about Us or Them At the same time, the more unaware we are about where our cultural GPS is positioned, the greater the likelihood that we ma...

WATCH: A Europe Without Borders?

TEDGlobal | Posted 08.12.2013 | Home
TEDGlobal

TED and and The Huffington Post are excited to co-premiere a selection of the latest talks from TEDGlobal 2013. Taking place in Edinburgh, Scotland,...

A Greek Fable, Part One: The Globalization of Opportunism

Peter Alexander Meyers | Posted 08.12.2012 | World
Peter Alexander Meyers

What really will raise resistance in the centers of financial and despotic power around the world is this civic impulse.

Ex-Prime Minister: Greece May Run Out Of Money 'In A Few Weeks'

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business

It’s only a matter of weeks before Greece goes broke, at least according to the country’s former Prime Minister. George Papandreou, the former...

No Money, No Honey

Amalia Negreponti | Posted 08.04.2012 | World
Amalia Negreponti

We are doing everything halfheartedly, taking part in a frenzied campaign to keep ourselves heartened, to convince ourselves not to give up.

Arianna On The Crisis In Greece

New York Times | Posted 05.12.2012 | Business

AS I follow the modern Greek tragedy unfolding in Europe, I flash back to the 18 years I spent in Athens, walking to school in Plaka (the old part of ...

Mark Gongloff

Papandreou Warns Of 'Vicious Circle' Of Austerity And Recession

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.09.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- Europe's austerity fever is creating a "vicious circle" of economic pain, former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou said on Thursday -...

2011: The Year of Buck-Passing

Richard Barrington | Posted 03.05.2012 | Business
Richard Barrington

Looking back, 2011 may be remembered as the year that world leaders passed the buck. And much to the chagrin of people with savings accounts< and other interest-bearing deposits, this flurry of buck-passing may have doomed them to another year of low interest rates.

GRAPHIC: European Debt Balloons Over The Last Decade

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.28.2011 | Business

Though the European debt crisis has in recent months revolved a small number of countries, most prominently Greece and Italy, issues of sovereign deb...

Obama Welcomes New Italian, Greek Governments

AP | Posted 01.12.2012 | World

HONOLULU -- President Obama is welcoming the new governments being formed in Greece and Italy, saying they should help calm world financial markets. ...

The Future of Italy

Walter Veltroni | Posted 01.09.2012 | World
Walter Veltroni

One thing is certain: Mr. Berlusconi's parabola of success is near the end, a parabola which has hovered over Italy for years damaging it. His announced resignation is a sign of defeat.

Outgoing Greek Prime Minister Says New Government Means Debt Deal Secure

AP | ELENA BECATOROS and NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 01.09.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's laborious power-sharing talks disintegrated into chaos Wednesday, with political leaders failing to name a new prime m...

Zorba - Less Dancing, More Work

Eric Margolis | Posted 01.08.2012 | World
Eric Margolis

Why should 330 million Europeans face a financial and likely political meltdown for the sake of 11 million profligate Greeks? They should not.

Greek Prime Minister Reportedly To Resign

Posted 01.06.2012 | Business

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou will step down a temporary new coalition government is decided, CNN reports. One Greek lawmaker tells Reuter...

German Chancellor: Europe Has A Long Road Ahead

Posted 01.05.2012 | Business

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday it would take a decade before the euro zone was in a better position and there was much ...

Greek Prime Minister Launches Efforts To Form Coalition

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS and DEMETRIS NELLAS | Posted 01.05.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's prime minister struggled Saturday to form a temporary coalition government in the near-bankrupt country, extending a p...

Greek Prime Minister Survives Critical Confidence Vote

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS and ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou survived a confidence vote early Saturday, calming a vicious revolt in his Socialist par...

Vetoing Democracy: In Athens or Washington, Elites Still Call the Shots

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Plato's aversion to democracy is shared by a lot of powerful people these days. But politicians, especially those whose party derives its name from the democratic principle, would be better off remembering another Greek philosopher: Aristotle.

Report: Greek Prime Minister Agrees To Step Down

Posted 01.03.2012 | Business

ATHENS/CANNES, France (Reuters) - Intense European pressure forced debt-stricken Greece to seek political consensus on a new bailout plan instead ...

Greek Prime Minister Scraps Referendum, Rejects Pressure To Resign

AP | ELENA BECATOROS and DEMETRIS NELLAS | Posted 01.03.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Greece was in turmoil and the world economy in limbo Thursday as a high-stakes game of political brinkmanship in Athens led Pri...

Greek Prime Minister To Shortly Offer Resignation: Report

Posted 01.03.2012 | Business

George Papandreou will shortly "offer to resign" as prime minister of Greece, BBC reports. Greece currently denies that Papandreou has resigned, accor...

After Euro Debacle, Greek Government Verging On Collapse

Posted 01.03.2012 | Business

The Greek government teetered on the brink of collapse on Thursday over plans for a referendum on a euro zone bailout, with defections from the ru...

Greece Threatened With Eurozone Expulsion

AP | GABRIELE STEINHAUSER and GREG KELLER | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business

CANNES, France -- European leaders drew a line in the sand for Greece on Wednesday, saying its referendum on a hard-won bailout deal will decide wheth...