Brexit And The Derivatives Time Bomb

By Ellen Brown, www.ellenbrown.com -

By Ellen Brown for Web of Debt, Sovereign debt – the debt of national governments – has ballooned from $80 trillion to $100 trillion just since 2008. Squeezed governments have been driven to [...]

The Silence Of The Left: Brexit, Euro-Austerity And The TTIP

By Michael Hudson, www.counterpunch.org -

By Michael Hudson for Counterpunch. The media in the United States have treated the British vote against remaining in the European Union (EU) as if it is populist “Trumpism,” an inarticulate [...]

Newsletter: Brexit Backlash Against EU, Revolt Against Elites

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The globalized economy is not working for most people of the world. International trade agreements and new government structures like [...]

As Support Plummets, Is EU Moving Closer To Becoming ‘TTIP Free Zone’?

By Deirdre Fulton, www.commondreams.org -

By Deirdre Fulton for Common Dreams - Intercontinental opposition to the TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) continues to grow, with a new poll out Thursday showing that support [...]

EU Promised ExxonMobil TTIP Would Erase Enviro Obstacles

By Arthur Neslen, www.theguardian.com -

By Arthur Neslen for The Guardian - The European Union’s trade commissioner told the multinational oil company ExxonMobil that a major free trade deal being negotiated with the US would help [...]

Finally, The EU Stages An Israel Intervention

By Rachel Shabi for Al Jazeera. As the year draws to a close, relations between Israel and the European Union could not sensibly be described as rosy. In fact, they might well be at an all-time [...]

European Left Debates A ‘Plan B’ Against Austerity

By Liam Flenady, www.greenleft.org -

By Liam Flenady for Green Left - Five key figures of the European left have launched a new initiative “for a Plan B in Europe”. A statement was jointly published on September 11 by former Die [...]

Newsletter: Rigged Trade Negotiations Struggle

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.popularresistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. For those concerned about corporate power vs. democracy; jobs, the environment, healthcare, food, water, energy, regulation of banks [...]

Amid Protests Greece Passes Austerity Bailout

By Helena Smith and Emma Graham-Harrison in Athens, Ben Quinn, Heather Stewart and Graeme Wearden -

By Helena Smith and Emma Graham-Harrison in Athens, Ben Quinn, Heather Stewart and Graeme Wearden for the Guardian - Five years into the worst crisis to hit their country in decades, Greek MPs [...]

Greece’s Capitulation Reveals Deep Conflicts Within Eurozone

By Jerome Roos, www.roarmag.org -

By Jerome Roos for ROAR - For the past two weeks, day-to-day life in Greece has been suspended on a political pendulum swinging violently from one extreme to the other. Between bank runs and mass [...]

Those Who Lead Greece To Surrender Should Be Opposed

By Stathis Kouvelakis, www.jacobinmag.com -

By Stathis Kouvelakis for Jacobin - A simple conclusion emerges from all this: with the moves it has made in the last week, the government has achieved nothing other than a full return to [...]

“Guerrilla Warfare Against A Hegemonic Power”

By Ellen Brown, www.ellenbrown.com -

By Ellen Brown for Web of Debt - Banks create money when they make loans. Greece could restore the liquidity desperately needed by its banks and its economy by nationalizing the banks and issuing [...]

Landslide Victory For ‘No’ Vote In Greece, Rejects Troika

By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Staff for Popular Resistance. Today, the people of Greece voted in a landslide to refuse to accept the demands of austerity by the troika by a vote of 61.31% to 38.69%. The vote, along with an [...]

1000s Rally In Hungary, Accuse Govt Of Drifting Away From EU

By Staff, www.rt.com/ -

Thousands of people have flooded on to the streets of Budapest to protest against the government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Protesters accused him of drifting away from the EU and [...]

U.S. Accused Of Forcing EU To Accept Tar Sands Oil

By Carey L. Biron, www.ipsnews.net -

Newly publicised internal documents suggest that U.S. negotiators are working to permanently block a landmark regulatory proposal in the European Union aimed at addressing climate change, and [...]

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