IMF

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Less than a week after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) expressed reservations about neoliberal policies like austerity, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is urging governments to increase spending in order to "make good on promises to current and future generations." Not doing so, OECD chief economist...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
In what may be a sign of a "shifting zeitgeist," a new paper published this...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Amid protests and strikes , Greek lawmakers passed a crushing new austerity...

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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...