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European left leaders call for “Plan B” for their economies

On the 13th July, the democratic elected Greek government of Alexis Tsipras was brought to its knees by the European Union.


Europe's new barbarians

Austerity as a strategy is more than just throwing a scare into countries, it is also undermining the social contract between labor and capital that has characterized much of Europe for the past two generations.


Interview with Greece PM Alexis Tsipras: “Austerity is a dead end”

On July 29, Sto Kokkino, the radio station politically close to SYRIZA, broadcast a long interview with Greece's Prime Minister.


Puerto Rico petition for bankruptcy struck down by Appeals Court

Puerto Rico is unable to pay back its $72 billion dollar deficit and announced that the island's economy is on the verge of collapse.


What the Greek “no” vote means for American workers

All the workers of the world, I hope, hear the Greek voice, as in ages past they did. Solidarity. Its time is now.


Syriza’s Greece: whispers of battles past

The negotiations between Greece and the EU bring to mind Themistocles, a man who knew when to retreat and when to fight. 


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.


Venezuela reaching overseas to help build stronger domestic economy

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro was touring the world in January as troubles mounted at home.


Nigeria elections approach amid economic distress and terror attacks

Nigeria is in the news again because of vicious attacks by the extremist jihadi group Boko Haram in the country's Northeastern state of Borno.


Latin American, Caribbean nations bolster economic ties with China

Latin American and Caribbean cooperation with China serves economic needs on both sides.

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