Austerity

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
"An economy that finds money for tax cuts for the rich and boardroom greed, while the rest face a pay squeeze and big cuts to the welfare system –that any of us might need – is no longer working for the many," said TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady.
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Turning their backs on the prevailing austerity government, Swedish voters on...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
French President François Hollande took the dramatic step Monday of dissolving...

Further

This dog has been appearing at street rallies and protests in Greece for nearly two years. He has been spotted amid exploding tear gas canisters, confronting riot police, and from all reports has shown enormous solidarity by always siding with the protesters. The Guardian has an amazing slide show here . Forget 'austerity packages,' please, and give this dog a low-interest bone and a full pension.