Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Demonstrators in Quito
"The measures are a blow to the people. Stuff is getting more expensive, and wages are not rising."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"What we are doing is using taxpayers' money to boost hurricanes, to spread...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde. (Photo: Jacky Naegelen/ Reuters)
"This should help calm all that they're-only-in-it-for-themselves, anti-...


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...