SYRIZA's mild Keynesian programme has been gutted. Is a more democratic economic alternative possible within the framework of the EU?
The Greek government is being tested to its limits. But this is also a test of the cohesion of the Eurozone and the commitment of all its members to its future.
The past 24 hours serve as a reminder that the Eurogroup is not above using spin and weasel words to achieve its ends. Syriza will need to sharpen up.
Europe’s fiscal compact is unfit for purpose. The Greek rebellion will either force its redesign, or cause the entire project to collapse
What the EU-US trade deal tells us about the concentration of power in Europe and what democratic forces like Syriza can do to stop it.
It would be a disaster if Syriza fail – the European left must mobilise behind them to strengthen their position in Europe.
A defeat of the radical left party Syriza in the upcoming Greek elections would not only mean a win for the conservative ‘New Democracy’ party. It would also testify to the growing prevalence of a ‘neo’ – and largely distorted – version of democracy.
The Hungarian government is criminalising homelessness in an attempt to secure political dominance, and to obscure the failure of the state to address the social, political and economic contradictions of post-socialist Hungary.
A report on the London launch of Podemos (literally ‘We Can’), a new political party in Spain that has radically reshaped its political landscape.
Can an independent Scotland survive the turbulent waters of the international economy? And will its disembarkation sink the mothership? Two leading economic commentators debate.