Austerity

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Twelve years after he voted against UK involvement in the Iraq war, Labour Party leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn has said that if elected, he will apologize to the British people for the "deception" in the run-up to the 2003 invasion and to the Iraqi people for their subsequent suffering. "It is past time that Labour apologised to the British...
Jon Queally, staff writer
In a move that came as a surprise to many, sources have told Reuters that Greek...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
After capitulating on one of the Syriza party's key promises, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras faced an internal rebellion and is expected to call a confidence vote this week. (Photo: Peter Guilliatt/cc/flickr)
Germany's approval of Greece's third bailout of €86 billion on Wednesday marked...

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Calling on "all citizens, with or without party, with or without a job, with or without hope," a coalition of groups across Europe plan a June 1 demonstration, People United Against The Troika!, to protest austerity measures imposed by the troika of all-powerful financial institutions that have led to unemployment, foreclosures, social inequity and cuts in health care and education, all in the name of a debt crisis that "once again privatizes profits and socializes losses, while demanding...