Hungary : Viktor goes to war

The Economist The Hungarian leader squabbles with some in his party and with America THE new year has not started well for Viktor Orban, Hungary?s pugnacious prime minister. Support for his ruling right-wing Fidesz party is sliding. A recent poll… Continue Reading

What Is Paul Krugman Afraid Of?

By Ezra Klein – Vox Paul Krugman is a lot of things. New York Times op-ed columnist. Nobel prize-winning economist. Arcade Fire fanboy. Obama administration frenemy. But the side of Krugman I’ve always found most interesting is the sci-fi obsessive.… Continue Reading

What does Elizabeth Warren want?

Megan Murphy – Financial Times More than five years after the financial crisis ended, a band of progressive activists gathered outside Citigroup?s New York headquarters this week, calling for the US bank to be broken up.

Europe Has Lost Its Compass

By Roberto Savio* ROME, Dec 13, 2014- The Swedish Social Democrat government, which took office only two months ago, has just resigned. The far-right anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats sided with the four-party centre-right opposition alliance, and new elections will be held… Continue Reading