Luis Martín

Why social tension in Spain does not boil over

Why social tension in Spain does not boil over

As national economic indicators continue to confirm an even more painful future with record-high unemployment and unabated economic stagnation, one can only ask how much longer such stability will last.

 Yanis Varoufakis

The Latin Troika’s Coup: what is left of the joy it generated a week later

The Latin Troika’s Coup: what is left of the joy it generated a week later

In a sense, the Latin troika secured an agreement that may be confirmed in the total breach rather than the implementation.

 Luis Martín

Another European summit, another “beggars at the feast” spectacle?

Another European summit, another “beggars at the feast” spectacle?

It is time to stop thinking in terms of impossible rescues and “compacts,” and demand that our European leaders adopt a more responsible conduct at their upcoming summit rather than sitting down to their customary European “beggars at the feast” spectacle.

 Federico Mayor Zaragoza

La «dólar-zona» está alcanzando sus objetivos

La «dólar-zona» está alcanzando sus objetivos

Europa debe reaccionar sin demora.

 Yanis Varoufakis

Solidarity Euro-Style

Solidarity Euro-Style

I would like to call upon northern European governments to cease and desist from more ‘solidarity’ offerings to our fiscally-stricken, fast impoverishing nations.

 Peter Tchir

Europe Wasn’t Destroyed in a Day

Europe Wasn’t Destroyed in a Day

Just like Rome wasn’t built in a day, the Eurozone won’t be destroyed in a day, but it is on a path that leads to eventual dismantling.

 Yanis Varoufakis

[VIDEO] The Case for a European New Deal

[VIDEO] The Case for a European New Deal

Interview with CNN’s Christian Amanpour on the the theme of Europe’s slow suicide by inane austerity.

 Yanis Varoufakis

[VIDEO] The Future of Europe

[VIDEO] The Future of Europe

Talk at the panel entitled «The Future of Europe» at the Institute for New Economic Thinking’s (INET) Paradigm Lost Conference in Berlin.

 Michael Hudson

MMT as an ECB Alternative

MMT as an ECB Alternative

2,181 Italians pack a Sports Arena to learn Modern Monetary Theory

 Michael Hudson

«The EU is proving that it works for private banks, but not for its citizens»

«The EU is proving that it works for private banks, but not for its citizens»

The Greek crisis is being used to find out how far finance can drive down wages and privatize the public sector.

 Deutsche Bank Research

European Commission publishes first Alert Mechanism Report on Macroeconomic Surveillance

European Commission publishes first Alert Mechanism Report on Macroeconomic Surveillance

What should one make of this report?

 Paul Brodsky

An Adult Approach – I (Investing in a Vulgar Age)

An Adult Approach – I (Investing in a Vulgar Age)

We argue that indebted governments have ceded power to banking systems without conscience or public accountability.