A massive run on weak banks could destroy the euro economy. Only unlimited deposit insurance, backed by a strong central Treasury, can prevent the worst.
The summer of 2012 has been one of heat, drought, rising food costs and global unrest.
The still-disputed July 1 election provided new momentum to end the drug war—but a shift in US policy is needed to truly bring that about.
In Andalusia, they’re fighting unemployment and austerity with flamenco protests, house squatting and a reinvigorated leftist coalition.
Europeans are not fighting as one in their pushback against austerity measures.
How a confrontation is shaping up between the US/NATO and the BRICS.
Socialist François Hollande defeated Sarko in the first-round vote. But the real victor may be National Front leader Marine Le Pen, now primed to play kingmaker.
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The prosperous, urban middle-class—those who benefit from the government’s policies—have revolted against it. If even they don’t support the existing order, what future does it have?
Angered by tainted parliamentary elections, thousands of Russians have taken to the streets.