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A Case for ‘Europe’

Today we stand on the precipice of a European implosion. A popular referendum on July 5th may determine if Greece will leave the monetary union, and perhaps, according to its Central Bank, also the EU. A Syriza look-a-like party, Podemos, has captured the hearts of voters in Spain and now rules its two largest cities,…

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Greece: Last Chance To Get It Right?

As negotiations between Greece and its creditors reach a standstill once again, the debate over the Greek problem has intensified. Prominent economists, political and business leaders have taken a stance on the Greek issue supporting one side or the other. The reality is that both sides made mistakes. And the even sadder reality is that five…

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Greek Elections: Has Hope Arrived in Greece?

After weeks of hype and hubbub, Greece’s Coalition of the Radical Left, SYRIZA, secured a majority in parliament and an opportunity to make good on its campaign promises to “open a way to hope” (the party’s motto) and to roll back many of the more onerous terms of Greece’s austerity measures. Alexis Tsipras, the country’s…

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Can Europe no Longer Afford “La Dolce Vita?”

The European Union gave three of its financial miscreants (Belgium, France, and Italy) Christmas presents early—three extra months to bring their budgets in line with legal requirements. All three governments will exceed the EU’s requirement for budget deficits to not exceed three percent of GDP. The problem, however, is far more serious than a three…

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