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SPAIN DEBT CRISIS
Is Spain Flirting with Chavismo?
Writer and journalist
So how could a tiny party created a year ago become a major player? Corruption is part of the explanation. Podemos' surge followed a string of high-profile scandals enmeshing members of the two main parties.
Podenomics vs. Podemology, or Reality vs. Economic Illusions
Iván H. Ayala
Researcher, Instituto Complutense de Estudios Internacionales;...
Faced with the deterioration of the situation in which Spanish citizens live, it is necessary to find monetary and fiscal policies, and structural reforms, which are different to those applied so far. It is necessary to use the public sector for economic stimulus.
Much Work Ahead for Spain in Facing the Ghosts of the Past
President, International Center for Transitional Justice
Knowing the truth, paying respect to victims, responding to the expectations and just claims of survivors are part of the civic dialogue that can strengthen democracies like Spain's and make them more legitimate, more enduring, and more stable.
Spain's Current Economic Pain Nothing New
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Arts, University of Calgary, Boa...
Financed by exuberant foreign bankers, encumbered by huge debt, and trying to dominate a dysfunctional Europe, Spain was an overextended empire that eventually squandered great wealth. There are definite echoes of the past that have come down from this time to modern-day Spain.
Economic Crisis Spreads in Spain
Journalist, professor and Hult Prize winner
Workers across southern Europe took to the streets last week to protest the region's growing unemployment and government spending cuts.
From Spain To The U.S.
The Disaster of Evictions
Film director and producer
Evictions are a real disaster that like tornadoes, hurricanes, and earthquakes, require governments to take immediate and effective action to help solve the desperation and absolute helplessness of their victims.
'In Spain We Had Neither A Present Nor A Future'
El Huffington Post Blog: How Spanish Youth Lost The Battle Against Unemployment
Spain Needs a Democratic Bailout
Carlos Carnicero Urabayen
Adviser, European Parliament and political analyst
The costs of saving the euro and keeping Spain within the club are too high, both in social and democratic terms. We may succeed but, should we follow this path, we may be leaving democracy behind.
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Police Admit Secret Agents Infiltrated Madrid Protests
Could Prostitution Classes Solve Spain's Jobs Crisis?
'Spain's PM Is Not The F****** Owner Of This Country'
Who's in Worse Shape, Spain or Italy?
Distinguished Fellow, Carnegie’s International Economics Progr...
Spain or Italy: which one is worse off? Economically, Spain; politically, Italy. But since a bad political situation tends to hurt the economy, and a sick economy always poisons politics, the answer could easily be reversed.
It Could Have Been Worse
President, International Financial Analysts (AFI); Professor o...
Solutions must be contemplated in relation to the magnitude of the problems for which they're destined. And the open-ended problem of the Spanish banking system was, until Saturday, certainly complicated.
El Huffington Post: A Bold and Innovative Conversation Between the U.S. and Spain
Alan D. Solomont
Dean, Tufts University's Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Li...
We are living through very difficult and challenging times, with much attention on Spain as this country struggles to get its economy moving again. The launch of El Huffington Post represents yet another way that today's global challenges are pulling us closer in partnership.
Babies! At the End of the World
Columnist, SFGate/San Francisco Chronicle; Author, 'The Daring...
Population growth is what makes for a thriving economy. Not population stasis, not population contraction, not population oh-my-God-there-are-way-too-many-people-in-this-room-right-now.
Greek Opinion Polls and the U.S. GDP Figure
Currency Analyst at Caxton FX
Figures from the German, French and eurozone-wide services and manufacturing sectors almost all disappointed, suggesting that the eurozone's avoidance of economic contraction in Q1 will prove temporary.
Spain's Troubles Are Tied to Eurozone Policies
Co-Director, Center for Economic and Policy Research, Washingt...
It has become fashionable since Spain's economy began to decline to make comparisons to Germany, which is rebounding strongly. This story does not fit the economic facts very well.
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