Portugal

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
In what is being hailed as a major achievement, Portugal just generated all of its electricity from renewable sources for more than four days in a row. According to an analysis of national figures by the Sustainable Land System Association in collaboration with the Portuguese Renewable Energy Association (APREN), from the morning of May 7 until...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Anticipating the anti-austerity takeover, a crowd gathers outside of Parliament in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo: Joao Profirio/EPA)
In a surprising development for Europe's anti-austerity movement, Portugal's...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
While many in the mainstream media focus on the nitty-gritty economic...

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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...

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