After five years of relentless belt-tightening, Greeks have said enough. It’s now up to the country’s euro-area peers to decide how to respond to the electoral landslide of the anti-austerity Syriza party.
Emile Roeme, a socialist running on an anti-Brussels, anti-austerity plan is likely to become the next prime minister of the Netherlands.
On the extreme right, populist Geert Wilders wants the Netherlands to withdraw from the eurozone completely.
The centrists who support the nannyzone feel squeezed in the middle, and their days appear numbered.
The Netherlands has been one of the staunchest proponents of forced austerity on Greece. However, now that Brussels has demanded the Netherlands hit its fiscal targets, Dutch politicians can't get the task done and the government is poised to collapse. New elections coming up.
The Washington Post reports Dutch prime minister says government austerity talks collapse
The stereotype is that Americans are more risk-loving and entrepreneurial than the less-rugged Europeans who instead seek shelter under the umbrella of the welfare state. Yet when I talk about the FDA I point out that for many decades (from say the late 1960s to PDUFA in 1993 and perhaps again more recently) the FDA lagged behind its European counterparts in approving new drugs. U.S.
Athens (AFP) - Anti-austerity party Syriza won a historic victory in Greece's election Sunday, partial results showed, setting up a confrontation with the EU over its plans to renegotiate the country's massive bailout.
A wave of protests swept across Europe today. Two-thirds of Spain's commuter trains were shut down. In Portugal, bus and train were suspended across the country. Italy, Greece, and Belgium also saw major protests.
Please consider Der Spiegel report Anti-Austerity Protests Spark Violence