European Union

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
While many in the mainstream media focus on the nitty-gritty economic implications of Sunday's landslide anti-austerity vote in Greece, leaders of Europe's left are hopeful that the outcome, a repudiation of harsh Troika-imposed policies, will start a long-awaited domino effect of democracy across the continent. "Our deeply unequal global economy...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Even with a historic political victory in his pocket after seeing his nation...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Update (2:20 pm EDT): News outlets are officially reporting that the 'No' side...

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With upcoming elections in a Europe beset by rising neo-Nazism, a new campaign by Swedish Social Democrats against the resurgence has a high-profile leader: Rainer Hoess, 48, the grandson of infamous Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Hoess, who presided over the murder of a million Jews and thousands of others. Hoess has spent years speaking to German schoolchildren about a Nazi influence growing now, as then, because "the social safety nets have been torn, and people are left behind...Hopelessness...

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