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Thomas Piketty: Germany’s Position On Greek Debt A ‘Huge Joke’

Thomas Piketty is calling out Germany, describing the country’s strident moral position on Greece’s debt as hypocritical and a “huge joke.”

July 7, 2015
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Germans See Dim Prospects For Reaching New Greece Bailout Deal

Merkel has long said she wants to see Greece remain in the eurozone, but “not at any price.”

July 6, 2015
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Analysis: The Biggest Danger Of A Greek Default Could Be Political Instability

As Greece once again peers over the precipice of expulsion from the Eurozone common currency club, millions worldwide are wondering what consequences lie ahead for other countries and investors if, as now appears likely, Athens defaults on its bailout debts on Tuesday.

June 30, 2015

Europe Weighs Bold Steps To Avoid Japan-Like Deflation

By Kevin G. Hall, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Faced with a moribund economy and the risk of Japan-like debilitating deflation, the European Central Bank is weighing unconventional measures to spark economic growth and, oddly enough, to drive up prices. Europe’s central bank is considering a range of unconventional options because the unemployment rate is in […]

April 10, 2014