Monday, 30 March , 2020

EU

EU left Italy ‘practically alone’ to fight coronavirus, so Rome looked...

24 Mar, 2020 The EU’s initial response to the massive outbreak of coronavirus in Italy was largely “inadequate,” and a lack of European solidarity opened...

Virtual summit, real acrimony: EU leaders clash over ‘corona bonds’

Push by Italy and Spain for new financial instruments faces resistance from Germany and the Netherlands. By David M. Herszenhorn, Jacopo Barigazzi and Rym Momtaz 3/27/20 The...

Germany and the Banks destroy Greece (2010, 2015), now they want...

The article we are publishing below is the third in a series inspired by Costa Gavras' film Adults in the Room and the publication...

Debt Wars and the fate of Europe

The following article was written in 2013, still we believe that some of the main ideas underlying it remain even more relevant today, given...

Goldman Sachs and Eurogroup 2015: Kafka in the Room!

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos March 17, 2020 In a previous article we argued that the Greek “bailout” program, the Loan Agreements and the “memorandum of understanding” imposed...

Italy asked for the help of other EU members. Only China...

Italian ambassador to the EU: Italy needs Europe’s help The coronavirus crisis must be met with European solidarity and quick, effective action. By Maurizio Massari March...

Eurogroup 2015: the birth of post-modern totalitarianism

By Dimitis Konstantakopoulos March 12, 2020 If there was a tribunal for crimes during peacetime similar to the Nuremberg Tribunal, one of the first cases to...

Greece: Drone soars over thousands of ‘NO’ protesters as referendum looms...

Ruptly’s drone captured thousands of people flooding Syntagma Square in Athens, Friday, in support of a ‘no’ vote in the upcoming bailout referendum. Greek...

European Union: Closing the Borders?

by Judith Bergman March 14, 2020 Even Germany is unwilling to take any of the migrants shuttled by Erdogan to the Greek-Turkish border. "I thank...

Britain’s Decade of Crisis

By Susan Watkins Jan Feb 2020 As he United Kingdom exits the eu, the political scene has all the trappings of a restoration. The Tories are...