Categories

A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

Parchment in the Fire: IMF-Eurozone Deal Hailed as a Breakthrough, But No Relief for Greeks

Filed under: Eurozone crisis, Uncategorized Tagged: Eurozone Crisis, Greece, Troika . . . → Read More: Parchment in the Fire: IMF-Eurozone Deal Hailed as a Breakthrough, But No Relief for Greeks

Political Eh-conomy: Oxi: a political opening amid economic ruin

This week has been a taste of what the economy would look like with a real rupture with the Eurozone: uncertainty, elite blackmail, banks teetering on the brink and the start of rationing. That the mobilization of Syriza and the left outside it has overcome this and made Oxi a possibility is impressive. Greece and . . . → Read More: Political Eh-conomy: Oxi: a political opening amid economic ruin

Michal Rozworski » Political Eh-conomy: Oxi: a political opening amid economic suffocation

This week has been a taste of what the economy would look like with a real rupture with the Eurozone: uncertainty, elite blackmail, banks teetering on the brink and the start of rationing. That the mobilization of Syriza and the left outside it has overcome this and made Oxi a possibility is impressive. Greece and . . . → Read More: Michal Rozworski » Political Eh-conomy: Oxi: a political opening amid economic suffocation

Parchment in the Fire: IMF: austerity measures would still leave Greece with unsustainable debt | World news | The Guardian

IMF: austerity measures would still leave Greece with unsustainable debt | World news | The Guardian.

Filed under: Austerity Tagged: Austerity, Eurozone Crisis, Greece, IMF, Syriza, Troika

. . . → Read More: Parchment in the Fire: IMF: austerity measures would still leave Greece with unsustainable debt | World news | The Guardian

Political Eh-conomy: Europe ready to kill Greece to keep TINA alive

My latest piece on Greece was published yesterday at Ricochet. In short, Europe and the IMF’s message that ‘there still is no alternative’ proves that objective of punitive austerity is political, not economic. Here it is in full:

The project’s aim is to make an example of Greece and solidify austerity as the only option . . . → Read More: Political Eh-conomy: Europe ready to kill Greece to keep TINA alive

Michal Rozworski » Political Eh-conomy: Europe ready to kill Greece to keep TINA alive

My latest piece on Greece was published yesterday at Ricochet. In short, Europe and the IMF’s message that ‘there still is no alternative’ proves that objective of punitive austerity is political, not economic. Here it is in full:

The project’s aim is to make an example of Greece and solidify austerity as the only option . . . → Read More: Michal Rozworski » Political Eh-conomy: Europe ready to kill Greece to keep TINA alive

Parchment in the Fire: Tsipras lambasts ‘absurd proposals’ of creditors for Greece debt-deal failure | Business | The Guardian

Tsipras lambasts ‘absurd proposals’ of creditors for Greece debt-deal failure | Business | The Guardian.

Filed under: Crisis, Eurozone crisis, Greece Tagged: Austerity, EU, Eurozone Crisis, Greece, Syriza, Troika

. . . → Read More: Parchment in the Fire: Tsipras lambasts ‘absurd proposals’ of creditors for Greece debt-deal failure | Business | The Guardian

Political Eh-conomy: Syriza buys four months of breathing room

Belatedly, here is an article I wrote on Greece’s agreement with the Eurozone for Ricochet. It focuses on the next four months with their opportunities and pitfalls. Given that the list of reforms authored by Yanis Varoufakis looks to get the approval of the Eurogroup member states, the article remains relevant, the breathing room actually . . . → Read More: Political Eh-conomy: Syriza buys four months of breathing room

Political Eh-conomy: The Greek canary in the European coalmine: An interview with Yanis Varoufakis

Over at Ricochet, I’ve transcribed my podcast interview with Yanis Varoufakis, economist and Syriza candidate in tomorrow’s Greek elections. With Syriza looking to get the most votes and possibly an outright parliamentary majority, I asked Yanis about the Greek economy, Syriza’s economic plans, his views on what these mean for Europe and how we can . . . → Read More: Political Eh-conomy: The Greek canary in the European coalmine: An interview with Yanis Varoufakis

Political Eh-conomy: Political Eh-conomy Radio: the left in Greece and Poland

https://politicalehconomy.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/podcast-150123-poland-greece1.mp3

 

I’ve been visiting family in Poland for the past few weeks so, fittingly, this week’s podcast deals with the situation of the left at two opposite ends of the European periphery: Greece and Poland. My first guest is Yanis Varoufakis, professor of economics at the University of Athens and candidate for SYRIZA . . . → Read More: Political Eh-conomy: Political Eh-conomy Radio: the left in Greece and Poland

drive-by planet: Eurozone austerity: the ‘hope’ candidate

. . . → Read More: drive-by planet: Eurozone austerity: the ‘hope’ candidate