Lessons Greece Can Learn From Seychelles

July 21, 2015

Greece should look to Seychelles for lessons on rejuvenating its ailing economy. Oxi it is! In early July, the Greek electorate delivered a thumbs-down to sermons from lenders, media, international bodies and diplomats. Greeks chose not to give in when placed under overwhelming pressure from...

Greek Crisis is Not Only a Tragedy: It is a Lie

July 13, 2015

The leaders of Syriza are revolutionaries, but their revolution is the perverse kind, says John Pilger. An historic betrayal has consumed Greece. Having set aside the mandate of the Greek electorate, the Syriza government has willfully ignored the country’s landslide “no” vote and secretly...

Legal Avenues for a Grexit

July 10, 2015

Nicolai von Ondarza examines the legal options for a Greek exit from the eurozone, warning against an unregulated Grexit. Although negotiations are restarting, the erstwhile taboo of Greece leaving the euro is becoming increasingly likely and it is being used as a credible threat in bargaining...

After No Vote, Greece Faces its Last Judgment

July 06, 2015

Syriza and the Greek people may have won a victory against austerity, but their fate is largely out of their hands. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has just won the Greek referendum vote by a convincing margin. Nevertheless, the victory could be a pyrrhic and nothing other than a “Last...

The World This Week: Greek Crisis Marks End of Debt Era

July 04, 2015

The Greek debt crisis signals the beginning of the end of the current debt-fueled global financial system. Once upon a time, a Greek named Aristotle purportedly wrote a treatise called Economics. This title literally means “household management” and is derived from οἶκος, which means...