Tags: sovereign debt crisis

Colonization by Bankruptcy: The High-stakes Chess Match for Argentina

August 28th, 2014
in Op Ed

Argentina is playing hardball with the vulture funds, which have been trying to force it into an involuntary bankruptcy. The vultures are demanding what amounts to a 600% return on bonds bought for pennies on the dollar, defeating a 2005 settlement in which 92% of creditors agreed more »

Spain is the New Greece

April 30th, 2012
in Op Ed

by Marshall Auerback, New Economic Perspectives Nearly one Spaniard in four is unemployed, according to data released on Friday, as the country’s economic and financial predicament prompted a government minister to talk of a “crisis of enormous proport… more »

60 Minutes European Crisis Review

April 11th, 2012
in Op Ed

Written by John Lounsbury Is the European debt crisis merely the latest version of Germany's long standing ambition to occupy Europe with its own political authority?  Is what is going on the economic equivalent of the military efforts of the first ha… more »

Euro Crisis: Bandaids Continue when Surgery is Needed

February 10th, 2012
in Op Ed

by Elliott Morss The Eurozone situation was bad enough 6 months ago. It is getting worse. Why? Because none of the key players are addressing the fundamental problem the Eurozone is facing: the weak sisters (Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain) are not… more »

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