The whole world is laughing at this Russian plant dolt.
Portugal has taken the explicit step of forbidding eurosceptic parties from taking office on the grounds of national interest.
It was a collapse for the ages. Now it's white-knuckle time.
Bolivian President Evo Morales's plane was rerouted to Austria after France and Portugal barred it from crossing their airspace due to concerns it may be ferrying NSA leaker, Edward Snowden.
Digby flagged this segment from this Sunday's Fareed Zakaria GPS, and as she noted, Zakaria seems to be singing a very different tune on austerity.
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.
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
So now the previously well-behaved and compliant Portugese are protesting in the streets over their government's austerity plans: The turning point came in September when Mr. Passos Coelho offered a plan to redistribute social security funds
Paul Krugman is doing the rounds on his book tour (I saw him here in Philadelphia Tuesday night—yeah, I'm a dork, I got him to autograph my copy) and here he is on Democracy Now! to pound the drum for government spending. Oddly enough,
April 25, 1941. Rumored fall of Athens to Axis forces. No German raids over London for second night running. RAF attacks German targets. Free-French Island of Tahiti pledges support to De-Gaulle. Concerns about Germans making move on Spain with 2,500 operatives posing as German tourists in Madrid. German brewers working on Light Beer. Secretary of State Cordell Hull pledges renewed support for Convoys to Britain. Please donate to Newstalgia to keep this service up and running.
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