Tag Archives: Greece

Supermarket cosmetic standards are wasting hundreds of thousands of tonnes of produce

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Tonnes of fresh fruits and vegetables are sitting in bin bags and landfill sites.

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Opinion: It’s time the EU faced its inner demons

The Eurozone has returned to growth, but it is still suffering from serious internal problems and needs significant reforms.

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Austerity knows no bounds in Greece

While last week’s announcement that Greece entered deflation for the first time in 45 years was not entirely unpredicted, the case put forward by the Troika for slashing wages and dismantling the country’s industrial relations system should be challenged.

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UK youth unemployment third worst in OECD – what are the lessons to be learnt?

The UK has the third worst level of youth unemployment in the OECD, with only crisis-hit Greece and Spain having higher levels, a new report out today reveals.

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Global recovery has stalled and confidence in policy makers is waning

As the decisive elections in Greece conclude and the G20 summit in Los Cabos begins, world leaders must refocus their attention on the ailing economy.

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George Osborne is now talking about Greek exit, having previously criticized loose talk

George Osborne is now talking up Greek exit, having previously criticized loose talk

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Stephen Fry: “Let’s be a classy country” and return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Stephen Fry says “let’s be a classy country” and return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece during this time of crisis.

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Prepare for “no austerity without growth”

Cormac Hollingsworth imagines the dialogue between Angela Merkel and Alexis Tsipras if Syriza win the Greek elections next month.

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Memo to EU leaders: If austerity fails, it’s austerity’s fault – not that of workers’ rights

Europe needs an alternative vision and this has to be done by putting faith in people, rather putting faith in the “elites” and destroying social rights.

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Revealed: The vulture capitalists willing to destroy a nation for a good return

Nick Dearden reveals the vulture funds that are willing to bring Argentina back to the brink for a return on their ‘investment’.

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