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How to Keep Our Robots, Lose Our Jobs, And Prosper

It's not as crazy as it sounds, but would require a fundamental shift.
Jordan Pearson
3.1.17
Europe

Alexis Tsipras Returns to Power in Greece With Strong Election Victory

Greek voters ensured that the charismatic leftist will remain the country’s dominant political figure despite caving to European demands for a bailout he once opposed.
Reuters News Agency
9.20.15
News

I Spent an Extremely Stressful Night in the Greek Parliament

Tension and disappointment dominated the Greek parliament as it prepared to vote on a new set of tough austerity measures.
Panagiotis Maidis; Words: Antonis Diniakos
7.16.15
Europe

Possible Greece Bailout Deal Emerges as Pro-European Greeks Rally in Athens

Greece's European creditors are now evaluating a new bailout proposal of $59 billion, which may stop a possible 'Grexit' from the Eurozone. On Thursday, pro-euro protestors gathered in Athens.
Andrew Connelly
7.10.15
Europe

Some Nostalgic Greeks Want to Quit the Euro and Bring Back Their Old Currency

After the resounding “No” vote on the bailout referendum, uncertainty, confusion, and the ever-present lines at ATMs have returned in Greece.
Andrew Connelly
7.7.15
News

What Greece's 'No' Referendum Vote Means for Europe

Is this the beginning of the end for neo-liberalism in Europe?
Aaron Bastani
7.7.15
Europe

'I Shall Wear the Creditors' Loathing with Pride': Greece's Finance Minister Resigns

Yanis Varoufakis described Sunday's Greek "no" vote as a "majestic, big yes to a democratic Europe," and a rejection of the "dystopic vision of a Eurozone that functions like an iron cage for its peoples."
VICE News
7.6.15
News

Explaining Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's Anti-Austerity 'Rock Star'

Paul Mason's foreword from The Global Minotaur: America, Europe, and the Future of the Global Economy by Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's ex-finance minister who resigned this morning.
Paul Mason
7.6.15
Europe

Greeks Divided as Polls Close in Hotly Contested Referendum

Millions of Greeks cast ballots in a referendum that may determine the country’s economic survival and its future in Europe.
Andrew Connelly
7.5.15
Europe

Greece Offers Last Ditch Bailout Plan Before Clock Runs Out at Midnight

In a few hours Greece's bailout program expires and the country is set to become to first developed nation to ever default on an IMF loan. Athens has submitted an 11th hour rescue deal proposal.
VICE News
6.30.15
News

Photos of Greek People Celebrating the Reinstatement of the Country's State Broadcaster

The ERT went back on the after two years after it was shut down by the government for budget reasons.
Melpomeni Maragkidou
6.12.15
Europe

Speakers Gather at Emergency Economic Summit in Athens as Greece Reaches Moment of Truth

Greece had to empty out an emergency bank account in order to pay its last IMF debt repayment. Now there really is no money left, but millions more euros have to be paid within weeks.
Omaira Gill
5.20.15
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