AUSTERITY

5.20.16

I Pushed 'All You Can Eat' Restaurants to Their Absolute Limits

In a time of great austerity, how can I exploit the free food to keep me alive?

2.11.16

The Realities of the UK's First 'Legal' Red Light District

A murder in the Leeds industrial estate where sex workers are allowed to operate has raised questions about the safety of the city's pioneering scheme.

9.21.15

Greek Neo-Nazi Party Golden Dawn Gained Popularity in Last Night's Elections

The organisation, which recently accepted political responsibility for the murder of a left-wing rapper, are the third largest party in the country.

7.17.15

I Spent An Extremely Stressful Night in the Greek Parliament

Tension and disappointment dominated the Greek parliament as it prepared to vote on a set of austerity measures so tough, they'd have Thatcher dancing in her grave.

7.16.15

Social Instability Is Driving Greeks Insane

A whole nation's mental health is crumbling under five years of austerity and six months of tough negotiations.

7.15.15

We Asked an Investment Specialist If Now Is a Good Time to Buy a House in Greece For Nothing

It's not a great idea and you're a terrible person.

Annons
7.15.15

The Former Finance Minister Who Tried to Warn Greece About the Crisis

An interview with Alekos Papadopoulos, who reckons the country's economy might see the first glimpses of hope in about five years.

7.14.15

Greeks Protested the New Greek Bailout by Setting Syriza Flags on Fire Last Night

"Syriza were subjugated but the working class and the youth will not be."

7.8.15

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

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

7.6.15

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.

7.6.15

We Partied with Defiant Greek 'No' Voters Last Night in the Streets of Athens

Here's how the capital city looked in the hours following the referendum result.

7.5.15

These Young Greeks Think a 'No' Vote Could Ruin Everything

"Don't get me wrong: I don't think voting yes will improve Greece's prospects."

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