European Union

NAFTA Origins, Part One: The Original NAFTA Included Great Britain
This starts a series of guest posts by Matt Stoller on the origins of NAFTA and the TPP. Read more...
As Protests Boil, EU Keeps Arms Open To Ukraine
The European Union may not be as popular as it was, but events in Ukraine are showing it still has appeal. Read more...
The Krugman bashing on Morning Joe continued Wednesday. Read more...
From this Saturday's Up With Chris Hayes, his Story of the Week is a good reminder for anyone who is not thrilled with a lot of the ugliness of our democratic process, or frustrated with dealing with the United Nations -- it sure beats the Read more...
Greek voters gave the edge to the conservative and pro-austerity New Democracy party in yesterday's elections, presumably to preserve their membership in the very flawed European Union: ATHENS — Greek voters on Sunday gave a narrow victory Read more...

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Understanding what's really going on in Greece is key to understanding austerity measures worldwide, and this article by Michael Hudson is the clearest explanation I've seen yet. (If you haven't been following it, leftists are rooting for Greece Read more...
Years Of Crisis - 1958 With Edward R. Murrow - Ten Year Retrospective
Years Of Crisis: 1958 - Ten Year anniversary and retrospective of the world from 1948-1958 hosted by Edward R. Murrow and featuring a panel of Commentators viewing the events. Read more...
Just so we understand what's really important: Governments "need to show they're getting their economies in shape" and bondholders need to be protected from taking their losses. Oh, and it's all the fault of the greedy unemployed working class, Read more...
Despite bitterly cold weather, an estimated 50,000 Irish citizens yesterday rallied at Dublin's General Post Office, center of the 1916 Easter uprising, to protest the proposed International Monetary Fund's proposed bailout of banking losses. Read more...
Newstalgia World Week - May 16-22, 2010
So what else went on in the world this week? Any ideas? Iran and Turkey got friendly with the concept of Uranium. The Euro has gone haywire. China is Read more...