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If Germany doesn’t loosen up, the euro might not survive.
In the neighborhood where Cesar Chavez got his start, janitors, cooks and shuttle drivers are organizing to end the area’s inequality epidemic.
No—the Greek negotiators had to swallow some bitter pills, but they extracted crucial concessions from the troika.
Syriza and its allies responded to crisis in a way no one could have imagined. Will it work?
Greece’s new finance minister has studied a huge, functioning economy in incredible detail already—through an online multiplayer videogame.
He may be leading us toward economic catastrophe.
A critical lack of affordable housing is turning overpriced motels into long-term shelter.
This time, it could be long-lasting—with dramatic consequences for the climate, the economy and the global balance of power.
With an eye on the United States and Greece, scholars at the Levy Economics Institute are developing plans to ensure full employment.
The election was a triumph for anti-austerity politics and a rejection of corruption. Now comes the hard part.