This week has seen what many - both on the left and on the right in Greece – have termed a humiliating surrender to the combined force of the fiscal hawks in Northern Europe. But the debt crisis apart, how do ordinary Greeks view the outside world? Spanish.
Political meritocracy distinguishes China's political system from other non-democratic political systems and is central to the country's success. Yet it continues to be misunderstood by western intellectuals. A response to Stein Ringen.
Beyond the resounding victory of the NO vote in
the Greek referendum, analysts say it will not be easy to break
the matrix of neoliberal thought that has become established in Europe
through sixty years of collective work. Spanish.
Deregulation is often packaged as a fight against red tape or a drive to
improve efficiency by removing so-called ‘burdens’ on business or ‘barriers’ to
trade. But such ‘burdens’ are the social and environmental
standards that protect us all and the world we live in.
Buenos Aires is a long way from Athens, but the suffering of the Greeks is close to the heart of the Argentines. Many are cheering Greek courage in standing up to the IMF and friends, even if this is simply what it takes to get back to the negotiating table. Español.
Buenos Aires está muito longe de Atenas, mas o sofrimento dos Gregos está muito perto do coração dos Argentinos. São muitos aqueles que aplaudem a coragem de fazer frente ao FMI e aos seus sócios, nem que seja para acabar voltando à mesa das negociações.English.