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Economy

Italy and Eurozone on the brink

This week Italy overtook Greece as the state at the heart of the European crisis, raising the stakes and threatening to rip apart the Eurozone, writes Andy Yorke and Dave Stockton Read more...

The G20 didn’t stop the economic crisis: what comes next?

No matter what they try, nothing seems to work… The world leaders have gathered at the G20, and European leaders are having regular summits, but the economy is just getting worse. Read more...

World economy at tipping point

Analysis of the world economy and the growing crisis over the Eurozone debt, by Workers Power (Britain) Read more...

Knockdown 2 – economic crash driven by capital’s contradictions

Despite a weekend of telephone diplomacy between Berlin, Paris and Washington, stock markets plummeted yet again on Monday 8 August. Read more...

Greek debt crisis – Europe on the brink of financial collapse

The Eurozone is in serious trouble with debt. With Greece on the verge of default the crisis is set to deepen, writes Simon Hardy and Richard Brenner Read more...

Europe's toxic debt trap

Marcus Lehner analyses Europe's debt crisis. Locating the cause in the vast overaccumulation of credit assets, he argues western government policy is serving the interests of finance capital, or, to be more specific, the owners of the vast debt mountains built up in the 'boom' years. Read more...

Victory to the Egyptian Revolution!

Egypt is aflame with revolution. The world has watched with bated breath as millions of Egyptians, led by young people and joined by factory workers, rapidly drawing in the poor from the slums, have shown that they will not be intimidated and coerced any longer. Read more...

EU debt crisis: bond markets threaten Eurozone

Keith Spencer examines the crisis that is gripping the EU and the struggles in the EU for domination Read more...