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Hundreds of thousands march against austerity in Britain

A quarter of a million angry voices challenged the government's "dangerous and unjust" spending cuts at the weekend.


A hot weekend and a chilly G7 summit

Top leaders of seven nations at the G7 Summit discuss "the global economy as well as... foreign, security and development policy."


Massive anti-austerity march as Portugal prepares for national elections

The red hammer-and-sickle banners of the Portuguese Communist Party and the green flags of the Green Ecological Party filled the streets of Lisbon.


Blockupy movement blossoms in Frankfurt

Blockupy gathered disparate groups into a solid force, not only on the question of Greece but against the highway robbery tactics of the powerful private German banks.


Syriza and the banks: a Greek tale for U.S. workers

The banks declarations have been painfully exposed as lies, as Greece's economy has shrunk nearly one-third since it began following austerity policies.


Greeceā€™s Tsipras declares end to austerity, favors jobless over creditors

Alexis Tsipras set his leftist government on a collision course with Greece's creditors, proclaiming an end to the era of austerity and "five years of bailout barbarity." 


Left victory in Greece breaks new ground

All eyes are on Greece, where left-wing Alexis Tsipras became the new prime minister on Monday, Jan. 26.


Germany continues along austerity track

Tragic when it doesn't occur to an economics minister that needed investments in infrastructure and education could be made if only taxes on the upper class were increased.


Ukraine fascists turn against right-wing government

The demand by the Ukrainian far right that UPA be recognized as a patriotic force means the results of World War II would be officially reinterpreted in favor of the Axis.


Europe: The sky's not falling

"The subjugation of democratic process to the markets was the reason why we have the crisis today...we predicted from the onset...that austerity-based policies would backfire."

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