A new stage in the global crisis | by Andre Damon

Friday’s disastrous US jobs report, which showed the worst payrolls growth in a year, capped a week of dismal economic news from every part of the world. These developments reveal that claims of an economic recovery are not only premature but utterly fictitious....
Spain: After austerity, the rescue? | by Sofia Tipaldou

Spain: After austerity, the rescue? | by Sofia Tipaldou

The pain in Spain is falling mainly on the poor, says Sofia Tipaldou, but they are resisting on a wholly new scale It’s  happened again. Now it is Spain’s turn to get rescued. After half a year of austerity from the ruling centre-right party, Partido Popular (PP), the...