John Weeks is Professor Emeritus, School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London, and author of Economics of the 1%: How mainstream economics serves the rich, obscures reality and distorts policy, (Anthem Press), published earlier this year.
Greferendum - once upon a time in Europe democracy broke out
The revolt is real against authoritarianism, whatever the outcome of the referendum.
Grexit: end of the illusion
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Deficits in the EU that should worry Europeans
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Negotiating the Greek public debt: wrong finance minister was fired
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Recovery delayed is recovery denied - austerity and democracy in the EU
The reason that the German government, Deutsche Bank and financial interests everywhere require tranquilizers when...
The once and future EU recovery
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