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  1. Critical Perspectives and Alternative Solutions to the Eurozone Crisis

    09 Diciembre 2011
    Article

    2011 witnessed the implementation of some of the most comprehensive undemocratic structural changes in the EU since the Lisbon Treaty. Alternative proposals for a progressive exit from the euro crisis are laid out here.

         
  2. Ireland’s Debt Crisis: Roots and Reactions

    Andy Storey
    29 Noviembre 2011
    Article

    The Celtic Tiger might just find its strength and appetite for action in the growth of left leaning electorates and local citizens initiatives. The tailspin of economy caused by austerity policies should be countered by a transparent debt audit.

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    Which way for the European economy?

    25 Noviembre 2011
    Other news

    The ‘Six Pack’ has been billed by EU leaders as the solution to the sovereign debt crisis, but huge opposition from the European public, as well as an increasing number of critical economists, journalists and academics, raises serious questions about the legitimacy of their claims.

  4. EU Economic Governance – For People or for the Banks?

    15 Noviembre 2011
    Article

    Did fiscal irresponsibility cause the EU crisis? Are European institutions democratically accountable? Is the European Commission politically neutral? Check out TNI's debates with a representative of the European Commission.

     
  5. Will the Mercozy deal save Greece and the Euro?

    Susan George, Fiona Dove, Yiorgos Vassalos, Dominique Plihon, Kenneth Haar
    02 Noviembre 2011
    Multi-media

    In a podcast debate, four activist researchers debate why the European Union is wedlocked to economic policies that will only worsen the crisis and further undermine democratic control of public budget.

       
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    Perspectives on the EU Economic Crisis

    25 Octubre 2011
    Article

    The banks are making huge profits again while more people are made redundent from jobs whose services we actually need. Three experts share their views on the European economic crisis, and the failure of governments to take action.

  7. A Coup D'Etat in the European Union?

    Susan George
    14 Octubre 2011
    Article
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    Austerity Forever

    • Kenneth Haar, Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO)
    10 Octubre 2011
    Policy briefing

    The European Union’s new model of economic governance, including the Euro Pact, is a model of prolonged austerity.

  9. The public debt crisis in Greece

    Marica Frangakis, Nicos Poulantzas Institute, Athens
    07 Octubre 2011
    Article

    Every story needs a narrative, an explanation of why things happened the way they did. In such a narrative lie the answers of how to avoid/correct similar developments in the future and how to propagate positive ones.

  10. What next for EU Economic Governance?

    20 Septiembre 2011
    Article
  11. Time for the EU to shut down the casino

    Myriam vander Stichele
    22 Julio 2011
    Article

    Until the European Commission shows it has learnt the lessons of the 2008 financial crisis and demonstrates the political will to re-regulate the financial sector, it will be unable to resolve the crises in Greece, Ireland and Portugal

  12. Greece’s Woes: So Goes the Euro

    Howard Wachtel
    21 Julio 2011
    Article

    The Greek crisis has exposed the fundamental flaws in the Euro project: it stripped countries control over the price of money and allowed political elites to undermine Europe's post-war social contract.

  13. End financial control of European governance

    Susan George
    14 Julio 2011

    The Euro crisis is clear evidence that we need to break out of the economic straight-jacket imposed by the Lisbon Treaty, the European Central Bank and the over-powerful financial sector.

  14. Greece marks failure of EU integration

    Marica Frangakis
    08 Julio 2011
    Article

    The current architecture of the Eurozone exposes its members to the speculative attacks of financial markets, yet does not provide for any crisis management policies.

  15. Say no to the attack on social and democratic rights in Europe!

    30 Mayo 2011
    Article

    On 8 June the EU Parliament will vote on our response to the Eurocrisis: sign this petition by ATTAC asking them to reject the neoliberal austerity package which will make the public pay for the bank's crimes. There are alternatives to austerity.

  16. Will the financial markets really be tamed?

    Myriam vander Stichele
    12 Mayo 2011
    Article

    Three years since the outbreak of the global financial crisis, the banks are back making mega-profits while the burden has clearly shifted to citizens and workers. However civil society action at European level could still make a difference in reining in the financial sector.

  17. Europe's Nationalists waiting in the dark

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    05 Mayo 2011
    Article

    As Brussels bureaucrats and established political parties struggle to answer the current crisis caused by a faulty economic structure, right-wing nationalist parties have increasingly come to the fore in Europe, with Finland's recent election the last contribution to a worrying trend.

  18. Book Review of “Whose Crisis, Whose Future?” by Susan George

    Claudio Schuftan
    17 Marzo 2011
    En los medios