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If Europe Could Rise from Its Mistakes

The Crisis between Greece and the rest of Europe has reached the final showdown. No matter how it ends, Europe has a lot to learn from it, starting with how to overcome rivalries and avoid confrontations between single national states.

The IMF Dilemma

Greece’s deadline for repayments has passed. Now that it is clear that Athens is in no position to repay its debts on time, both the ECB and IMF are in a particularly difficult position.

Obama’s Fear

Motivated by a fear of contagion from the debacle that is Grexit, the Obama administration is closely eyeing, and attempting to influence, the Greek situation.

Islam’s Wars in our House

An internal war within Islam is spreading and overflowing inside our border: the fact that it is internal, however, does not mean we should stand on the side and look.

Italy’s Challenge in a World that Is Slowing Down

Recently, the OECD had projected a slight slowdown for global growth. While not necessarily a good sign at face value, such a situation could provide Italy with an unusual opportunity.

The Too Many Ambiguities of European Summits

The European Summit emerged under the image of being a constructive and peaceful means to an end; yet, its beginning to look more like a brutal competition—one with a myriad of unclear goals.

Opposition Grows Against ECB Funds to Greek Banks

With the ECB maintaining a strategy of ELA with Greece, a considerable uproar of criticism has predictably surfaced.

Politics Should Prevail Over Accounting Limits

Even if it will end up in a satisfying, everlasting agreement, the Greek issue highlights the general loss of the idea of common interest among European Union members states as well as the importance, still, of their respective national dimensions.

“Sudden” Unknowns

The Constitutional Court has provided the Renzi administration with a slight sigh of relief via its recent unconstitutional ruling. However, the government is not out of the woods yet.

Why the IMF Keeps a Hard Line

An analysis of the IMF’s hard line relationship with Greece.

Soccer: Caught Between Bad Regulations and Financial Bubbles

The world of soccer suffers from structural economic and financial imbalances that make it more vulnerable to corruption, and may lead to the devaluation of a very unique and highly profitable industry.

Optimism and Risks

Amidst the storm of Grexit, the markets are providing some optimistic signs.

The Twin Errors of Athens and the EU

With the end of the negotiations in sight, the anomaly of the Greek crisis compared to all other European countries appears in all its dramatic aspects.

The Negotiations

An analysis of the recent developments in the EU-Greek negotiations: an ongoing, and grueling struggle that may finally provide hints of light at the end of the tunnel.

The Mission and the Mistakes

What should have been a swift change of CDP leadership has turned into an ongoing mess that could also impact our future relations with international partners, investors, and markets.

If Greece Holds Up the EU-US Agreement

The TTIP isn’t merely an option for Europe and the United States; it could be the West’s last opportunity to seriously influence the global economy.

The Real Walls of Populism Tearing Europe Apart

Among the growing number of physical and psychological walls being built all over Europe, the most dangerous one—with all its potential for long-term damage—is that separating Greece from its creditors and ultimately the rest of Europe.

Another War for Europe

In the face of a war-time summer, Europe seems lethargic to respond—yet also paradoxically also resistant refugees. It can’t have it both ways.

The Extremely High Price We Have Already Paid

Due to limits imposed by the common currency, the effects of the European quantitative easing is falling short of expectations—especially in Italy’s case.

“Many Apologies”: Segolene Royale Says Sorry About Nutella

Amid the overwhelming criticism received by Segolene Royale for her comments on Nutella—and by extension palm oil—Royal issues an apology.

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The Economists

The Wrong Growth Strategy for Japan

CAMBRIDGE – Japan’s new government, led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, could be about to shoot itself in the foot. Seeking to boost economic growth, the authorities may soon destroy their one ...

China’s Antifragile Ambitions

HONG KONG – China has once again reached a crossroads on its journey toward inclusive, sustainable prosperity. At the Chinese Communist Party’s congress in November, the new leadership was ...