Europe

Fox Pundit Asks If America Should Eliminate Minimum Wage Because Switzerland Doesn't Have One
The pundits on Faux "news" continue to cheer for a race to the bottom on wages in the United States. Read more...
Fox Pundit: Working Two Or Three Jobs American Value 'That Has Merit'
Fox host Martha MacCallum doing her best George W. Bush imitation when it comes to what makes us uniquely American. Read more...
Syria’s Jihadi Migration Emerges As Top Terror Threat In Europe, Beyond
European security chiefs see the flow of extremists to and from Syria as their top terrorist threat. Read more...
How much sicker does the patient have to get before the doctors stop prescribing poison? Europe's Austerity Recession (or Depression) has now lasted longer than the last one.What can we learn from its misery?Ta;he answer seems to be: Nothing. Read more...
From this Monday's Democracy Now, economist Richard Wolff is asked about Bill O'Reilly's remarks last week where he told his audience on Fox that Cyprus and other European countries are facing economic hardships because they’re so-called "nanny states." Wolff responded with a lesson in economics 101 for Bill-O. Read more...

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The Krugman bashing on Morning Joe continued Wednesday. Read more...
I really enjoyed watching Paul Krugman on Morning Joe today, responding to the paid deficit hawkery of Very Serious People Ed Rendell and Richard Haas. (Watch for the return of the invisible bond market vigilantes!) He talked about why there's Read more...
Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says that President Barack Obama's policies are allowing a "worldwide virus" of terrorism from places like North Africa and Syria to destabilize the planet and "potentially" infect Europe and Read more...
This is a call to unemployed and precarious people, workers, retired, students, undocumented migrants, homeless… Let us all demonstrate together on the same day all over Europe against poverty-inducing policies in order to build transnational solidarity and to move forward in the convergence of our various movements. Read more...
Protests... some violent... have been raging for a full week now across Europe in response to new austerity measures being imposed on a half dozen nations in the Eurozone. (I joined two news clips, one a short mention of the protests in Athens Read more...