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Ireland Austerity

Italy Receives Stiff Warning On Emergency Austerity Plan

AP | By FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 11.03.2011 | Business

CERNOBBIO, Italy -- Italy's government, waffling for weeks on an emergency austerity plan, received a stern warning Saturday from the European central...

Debt-hit Ireland Faces Toughest Budget Cuts In History

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DUBLIN — Ireland must endure the toughest cuts and tax hikes in its history as an unavoidable price for saving the debt-burdened nation from ban...

Ireland Passes Bailout Package, Despite Opposition To Cuts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DUBLIN (By Carmel Crimmins): Ireland's parliament approved a multi-billion euro EU/IMF bailout package on Wednesday in the face of opposition threats...

Disaster Capitalism's Catastrophic Success in Ireland, and America

Terrance Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terrance Heath

The causes and impacts of Ireland's economic crisis and America's are pretty much the same.

Risky Business: With Stimulus Funds Running Dry, Government Betting On Private Sector

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With midterm elections drawing near, it's becoming increasingly difficult to convince Congress that more government money is needed to pull the United...