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"The Euro Debate in Germany: Towards Political Union?" by Ulrike Guerot

"The Euro Debate in Germany: Towards Political Union?" by Ulrike Guerot | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
Over the last couple of years the German debate over the euro crisis has been characterised as over-simplistic and tending to blame the debtor countries of Southern Europe for their own plight.
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"Europe: Dream of Power or Power of the Dream?" by Kader Sevinc

"Europe: Dream of Power or Power of the Dream?" by Kader Sevinc | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
When I was growing up in Turkey, Europe was omni-present in school text books, on TV, in the media and the daily social life conversations within my family or with friends. Europe was often associated with dreams and Europe meant hope.
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manhattan's comment, February 23, 2013 7:53 AM
Tenemos que conservar esas libertades , para que todos consigamos, una mejor justicia social
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The origins of money, and saving the euro

The origins of money, and saving the euro | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
IT IS really hard to see where the euro is going. Spanish yields are up again today, meaning Madrid’s debt looks less and less sustainable.
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Roubini Says 2013 `Storm' May Surpass 2008 Crisis

July 7 (Bloomberg) -- New York University Professor Nouriel Roubini discusses "greedy" bankers, the euro-zone crisis and risks facing the global economy in 2013.
He speaks in Aix-en-Provence, France, with Bloomberg Television's Caroline Connan.
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Gerhard Schröder: The Man Who Rescued the German Economy

Gerhard Schröder: The Man Who Rescued the German Economy | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
In The Wall Street Journal, Raymond Zhong interviews Germany's former Social Democratic Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, who talks about how he cut taxes and reformed labor markets—and how it cost him his job.
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What Ed can learn from Labour's history on the world stage, from ...

What Ed can learn from Labour's history on the world stage, from ... | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
The chapter written by Paul Corthorn on the 'The Labour Party in the Era of the Nazi-Soviet Pact' is particularly interesting, as it highlights how 'the Labour Party as a whole never fully reconciled its internationalist vision to a ...
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China to Investigate Death of Labor Activist - New York Times

China to Investigate Death of Labor Activist - New York Times | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
China to Investigate Death of Labor ActivistNew York TimesBEIJING —Chinese officials, bending to public pressure, have announced an investigation into the death of a veteran labor activist whose body was found ...and more »...
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Stafford: Why I gave up on being a Republican

Stafford: Why I gave up on being a Republican | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
By Michael Stafford: "I'm a life-long Republican. My political affiliation has been woven intrinsically into the very fabric of my being."
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Guess Who's Emerging From the Crisis? - NYTimes.com

Guess Who's Emerging From the Crisis? - NYTimes.com | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
Guess Who's Emerging From the Crisis? FT Alphaville: Iceland, of course. Kitchen-sinked and cleaned-up, the Icelandic central bank has just decided to push up rates by 25 basis points to combat signs of inflation amidst ...
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Inequality, the crash and the crisis: Part 1 “The defining issue of our ...

Inequality, the crash and the crisis: Part 1 “The defining issue of our ... | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
Today we publish the first of three articles on inequality and the crisis by Stewart Lansley, visiting fellow at The Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research, Bristol Universityand the author of The Cost of Inequality: ...
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A Wake-Up Call for Dems, Labor and the Left

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A Wake-Up Call for Dems, Labor and the Left. June 6, 2012 By tnpoliticsblog. Greg Sargent, Wash Post Scott Walker’s victory in tonight’s recall battle is a major wake-up call for the left, Democrats, and unions about the true ...
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8 Springsteen Progressive Song Lyrics

8 Springsteen Progressive Song Lyrics | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
Bruce Springsteen attacks bankers in Berlin list political progressive song lyrics.
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Stiglitz: Europe Central Bank Can Do 'Lot More' on Crisis - CNBC.com

Stiglitz: Europe Central Bank Can Do 'Lot More' on Crisis - CNBC.com | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
CBS NewsStiglitz: Europe Central Bank Can Do 'Lot More' on CrisisCNBC.comThe European Central Bank has the ability to do more to tackle to the euro zone's debt crisis than it has been doing, Nobel Laureate and Professor at Columbia University Joseph...
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"Clinton’s political genius boosts Obama by focusing on the wrong question" by Andrew Watt

"Clinton’s political genius boosts Obama by focusing on the wrong question" by Andrew Watt | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
‘Listen to me now!’ You have to hand it to Bill Clinton, whatever his faults, in many way he IS a political genius.
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"Social Democracy after the Cold War" by Henning Meyer

I was made aware of a new academic book on social democracy after the Cold War and many of you might also be interested in this. There is the additional advantage that the whole book can be downloaded for free from the publisher’s website.
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"Can the Eurozone be Saved?" by Henning Meyer

"Can the Eurozone be Saved?" by Henning Meyer | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
The Eurozone crisis is becoming ever more complex and cutting through the chase is becoming more and more difficult.
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Labour urges greater bank reforms | IMTelkom News Portal

Labour urges greater bank reforms | IMTelkom News Portal | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
Ed Balls said people were angry about a lack of prosecutions over the Barclays scandal Labour has demanded that top High Street banks should be forced to sell off hundreds of branches in a “root and branch” reform of [...]...
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Nestle chocolate is produced from child labor, new report says - Salon

Nestle chocolate is produced from child labor, new report says - Salon | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
BloombergNestle chocolate is produced from child labor, new report saysSalonNestle has not done enough to combat child labor in the chocolate industry, the Fair Labor Association said.Nestle Must Address Child Labor in Cocoa Supply, FLA SaysBloombergChild...
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Egypt's democratic revolution is being crushed by a slow-motion coup - The Guardian

Egypt's democratic revolution is being crushed by a slow-motion coup - The Guardian | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
Tampabay.comEgypt's democratic revolution is being crushed by a slow-motion coupThe GuardianThe west can, and must, use its influence to curb Egypt's generals.Egypt awaits resultsTampabay.comEgypt to announce election results SundayDaily Astorianall...
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UN Labor Body Lifts Myanmar Restrictions in Boost to EU Trade - Bloomberg

UN Labor Body Lifts Myanmar Restrictions in Boost to EU Trade - Bloomberg | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
BloombergUN Labor Body Lifts Myanmar Restrictions in Boost to EU TradeBloombergThe United Nations labor organization lifted 13-year-old restrictions on Myanmar that may clear the way for the former dictatorship to sell more goods to the European...
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New progressive Bill for empowerment of disabled people - IBNLive.com

New progressive Bill for empowerment of disabled peopleIBNLive.comPTI | 03:06 PM,Jun 13,2012 New Delhi, Jun 13 (PTI) Government is pursuing a new bill to provide "progressive and forward looking dimensions" to the rights of disabled people by expanding...
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Healthy Dose: Eurozone Crisis is Hurting Developing Nations, Says ...

Healthy Dose: Eurozone Crisis is Hurting Developing Nations, Says ... | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
Keeping up with global health & development news, blogosphere, forums, events, jobs and more.
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"The Price of Inequality" by Joseph Stiglitz

"The Price of Inequality" by Joseph Stiglitz | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
America likes to think of itself as a land of opportunity, and others view it in much the same light.
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Paul Krugman: 'I'm sick of being Cassandra. I'd like to win for once'

Paul Krugman: 'I'm sick of being Cassandra. I'd like to win for once' | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
The American economist has a plan to escape the financial crisis, and it doesn't involve austerity measures or deregulating the banks. But will policy-makers, including our coalition government, heed his advice?
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"A Diabolical Mix: U.S. Wages and European Austerity" by Robert Reich

"A Diabolical Mix: U.S. Wages and European Austerity" by Robert Reich | Progressive Politics | Scoop.it
What if Europe and the US converged on a set of economic policies that brought out the worst in both – European fiscal austerity combined with a declining share of total income going to workers?
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