Austerity

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Turning their backs on the prevailing austerity government, Swedish voters on Sunday elected the Social Democrat Party and its head Stefan Löfven to lead the country, allowing the center-left parties to reclaim power in the historically socialist state. The Social Democrat Party, along with the Green Party and the Left Party, won 43.7 percent of...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
French President François Hollande took the dramatic step Monday of dissolving...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The ' economics of austerity '—which includes the continued Republican argument...

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.