Tuesday, July 7, 2015
  1. Politics

    Greece’s “No” is No Victory for Democracy

    Bernard-Henri Lévy

    Greece’s “No” is No Victory for Democracy


     argues that, far from defending democracy, the Greek referendum subverted it.

    greeks celebrate no vote Chris Stowers/ZumaPress

    Despite what many are saying – especially those who do not have to bear the consequences of their words – Greek voters’ rejection on Sunday of the latest bailout offer from their country’s creditors did not represent a “victory for democracy.” In fact, it is quite the opposite. READ MORE

  2. Politics

    Statesmanship and the Greek Crisis

    Jeffrey D. Sachs

    Statesmanship and the Greek Crisis


     urges the leaders of Greece and Germany to take bold steps to solve the euro crisis.

    tsipras merkel Zhang Fan/ZumaPress

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have the opportunity to go down in history as great European statesmen. Rapprochement between their two countries, combined with the promise of debt relief, will restore economic confidence and save Greece and the euro. READ MORE

  3. Politics

    Syria’s Final Countdown

    Shlomo Ben-Ami
  4. Focal Points

    Olso Summit on Education for Development

  5. Economics

    Europe and Greece on the Brink

    Mark Roe

    Europe and Greece on the Brink


     lists the ways a Greek exit from the eurozone could threaten the economy of the entire continent.

    Greece flag George Panagakis/ZumaPress

    Greece would suffer from an exit from the eurozone, but at least it would regain the ability to devalue its currency. For Europe, however, the risk is all on the downside, with the possibility that the crisis could reverberate through the continent’s real economy. READ MORE

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