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Austerity news and analysis from The Nation
February 15, 2018
The Far Right Is a Growing Threat in Greece
This is what happens when the ruling leftist party accepts austerity: polarization, fear, and “Trumpism on the Mediterranean.”
December 29, 2017
Catalonia’s Elections Take Spain Back to Square One
They made clear that the Spanish left lacks a convincing national project to counter the right’s reactionary, centralist patriotism.
November 24, 2017
Spain’s Conflict Over Catalonia Is Covering Up Massive Political Corruption
Both the ruling PP party and Catalonia’s independentists are using the national question to whitewash their own history of corruption and enthusiasm for austerity.
October 30, 2017
Meet the Legal Theorists Behind the Financial Takeover of Puerto Rico
Two lawyers argue that the feds should impose “dictatorships for democracy” on cities and government bodies in fiscal crisis.
October 20, 2017
Jeremy Corbyn Could Be the Next British Prime Minister. Now Comes the Hard Part.
The British left should temper its delight with strategic thinking. An enemy awaits: international capital.
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October 16, 2017
Join Chicago Activists in Their Fight Against a $95 Million Police-Training Academy
They are demanding that the funds be spent on resources like schools, clinics, and housing.
October 6, 2017
Why Europe Needs a New Deal, Not Breakup
The EU is facing a crisis of legitimacy—but retreating to the nation-state will only benefit the far right.
James K. Galbraith
September 27, 2017
Puerto Rico Needs Massive Emergency Aid Now—and an End to Austerity
The island has become a target not only for rapacious vulture funds but also for exponents of Katrina-style “disaster capitalism.”
September 26, 2017
Have Spain and Catalonia Reached a Point of No Return?
The bitter struggle over an independence referendum has pushed the country into a grave constitutional crisis.
June 19, 2017
Another Terror Attack in London, as Grief and Anger Build in the Wake of the Grenfell Tower Fire
The conflagration was a lethal consequence of years of putting profit before people’s lives.