Global Financial Crisis
Fatal attraction: democracy and the welfare state
| 22 June 2010 | FEATURES |
Expansive and expensive welfare programs have brought European social democracies to the verge of catastrophe. Will democracy hamper economic reform?
Europe’s monetary sins
| 07 June 2010 | FEATURES |
The bailout of Greece is a stunning about-face that calls into question Europe’s commitment to a stable currency.
Germany’s awful choice
In the not too distant future, Greece will probably default on its national debt. How will the EU's most powerful economy react?