Austerity

Jon Queally, staff writer
As the Syriza Party took the helm of the Greek government in earnest on Tuesday, the Guardian newspaper described its selection of top cabinet ministers, announced by the new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, as "a formidable coterie of academics, human rights advocates, mavericks and visionaries." Among the most discussed appointments to the more...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Europe's leftist parties and their supporters are cheering Monday. Just hours...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Update 6:26 PM : News agencies are reporting that the leftist Syriza party led...

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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...