Too Many Immigrants, or Too Few High-Tech Workers?
[Economic Policy Institute President Ross Eisenbrey recently wrote an op-ed piece in the New York Times, arguing that the United States already has more than enough foreign hi-tech scientists and engi...
On Immigration: My Grandfather the Outlaw
My father’s father embodied the American dream. His is the kind of story trumpeted from the stages of our political conventions, the kind of life held up as an affirmation of the rewards this country ...
- Frank Bruni - The New York Times
- February 07, 2013
Cyprus: not blameless but misunderstood
By Panicos Demetriades
Cyprus is at a critical point in its history as it negotiates a deal to secure much-needed financial assistance. The proceeds will be used to support...
Economic Insanity: Will Greece Tax Itself into Oblivion?
Can a country tax itself into economic oblivion? An outside observer might well conclude that Greece is running an experiment to find out. The Greek government imposed another big tax increase Saturda...
- Wall Street Journal
- January 17, 2013
Once-Lively Omonia Square Has Become Center of Woe
By Gordon Fairclough
Wall Street Journal
ATHENS – Once the vibrant commercial heart of Athens, the capital's central Omonia Square now is ringed by shuttered hotels and vacant shops and haunted by...
A Look into What’s Missing in the Latest Bailout of Greece
The new Greek bailout deal agreed to Tuesday by euro zone finance ministers and the International Monetary Fund is a clear improvement over earlier deals. It recognizes that Greece’s curren...
- The New York Times
- December 06, 2012
Merkel’s High-Stakes Trip to Greece Appears Successful
German chancellor shows solidarity with her Greek visit.
Angela Merkel, Germany’s normally cautious chancellor, took a big risk in travelling to Athens this week. Barely two hours after her arrival,...
- Financial Times
- October 11, 2012
Book Condemns Angela “Godmother” Merkel’s Politics
By Harriet Torry and William Boston
The Wall Street Journal
BERLIN, Germany – A new book portraying Angela Merkel as a power-obsessed egomaniac whose authoritarian tactics threaten the foundations o...
If There is a Grexit, Who Will Hold the Troika to Account?
Germany has clearly taken the decision to expel Greece from the euro, whatever the new Greek government does.
Vice-Chancellor Philipp Roesler says the "horror" of Greek exit has worn off. The markets...
- Ambrose Evans-Pritchard - The Telegraph
- July 26, 2012
German Minister Criticized for Comment about Greece
HAMBURG, Germany – German Economy Minister Philipp Rosler, leader of the pro-business Free Democratic Party (FDP), has come under fire for comments he made about Greece on Sunday that contributed to u...
- Der Spiegel
- July 26, 2012
Biblical Archaeology Review Snubbed by Greek Cypriots
Biblical Archaeology Review is the world’s largest biblical archaeology magazine. We try hard to stay out of politics, although our sympathy for Israel is apparent. Yet the Israeli-Palestinian dispute...
- Washington Post
- July 12, 2012
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