Thousands march against austerity
Deficit spending failed to boost Ontario’s economy—so naturally the Liberals want to spend more
Italians are turning to wartime staples, and even urban scrounging, to get by in dire economic times
One grand coalition, no grand vision
Book by Mark Blyth
Students critique coverage of Quebec, Occupy movements
In March, U.S. President Barack Obama called sequestration “just dumb.” Many others said it would destroy the U.S. economy. Well, that hasn’t happened—not yet, at least.
Sequestration, the broad cuts…
Tamsin McMahon explains why there’s a growing chorus of opposition to the fiscal straitjacket
Universities face austere budgets from coast to coast
Not right now, anyways, say Stephen Gordon
Blunders in the Reinhart-Rogoff theory
ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Austerity is not a word that has been linked lately to oil-rich Newfoundland and Labrador but that’s expected to change Tuesday.
Finance Minister Jerome Kennedy will…
Those who get sick while on vacation may now be granted additional time off in lieu
Canadian Mennonite University students campaign against government cuts
A leading British political magazine has branded German Chancellor Angela Merkel “Europe’s most dangerous leader” and compared her to Adolf Hitler.
The Agenda convenes a panel—including Brian Topp—to discuss austerity and democracy.…
Europe is reconsidering the fiscal pact. Get set for another round of chaos