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Syriza landslide as the Greeks say basta!

Victory for Syriza means the election of the first anti-austerity party in the western world. Our heartfelt congratulations and best wishes should go to everyone in Greece. 1,130 more words

Analysis & Opinion

Euro falls sharply on Syriza victory

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-30977714

The euro fell as low as $1.1098 – the lowest level against the dollar in more than 11 years. Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras has pledged to renegotiate Greece’s debt with international creditors.  60 more words

Global Economy - Markets - Finance

Monday, 19th January 2015

Mr Osballs is already a well-known figure in dinner table conversations in both Westminster and Whitehall, and the time has come to introduce him to a wider audience. 73 more words

Journal

Maybe this austerity stuff works after all

There is only so long you can avoid reality, although Keynesians can go on for a very very long time. This is about the latest observations on the UK economy by Christine Lagarde… 552 more words

Economic Theory And Policy

New agreement opens assault on welfare and public sector in Northern Ireland

By Steve James
January 5, 2015
World Socialist Web Site

Agreement has been reached between the leading parties in Northern Ireland, the Irish government and the British government on the terms of a massive assault on social welfare and public-sector workers. 1,115 more words

Human Rights

Prelude to the Greek Elections – Inequality and an Increasingly Unpopular Government

What now for Greece and for Europe?

This is the first of a series of blog posts by Ephilant, a long-standing Political World member, writing from Greece, where the announcement of early Presidential elections has been another turning points in the crisis in Europe.  1,889 more words