Dec 6, 2015

Greece passes 'tough' austerity-extending 2016 budget

Greek lawmakers approved a “tough” 2016 budget early Sunday, forecasting near zero growth for 2015 and a small contraction next year for the debt-ridden country in its sixth year of austerity. The coalition government, which enjoys a narrow majority, managed to push the budget ...

For Europe's anti-establishment ranks, Tsipras an unlikely hero

/ Jun 30, 2015

For Europe's anti-establishment ranks, Tsipras an unlikely hero

European anti-establishment parties of all political colours are rallying behind Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in his standoff with creditors, which threatens to force Athens out of the eurozone and undermine the single currency. Parties with virtually nothing in common except a rejection of ...

/ Jun 21, 2015

Tens of thousands march against austerity in London

Tens of thousands of people joined an anti-austerity march through central London on Saturday, the first major public protest since Prime Minister David Cameron won last month’s general election. Demonstrators, some of whom had traveled from across Britain, snaked through the city from the ...