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James Galbraith

James K. Galbraith is author of Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice: The Destruction of Greece and the Future of Europe. He is an elected member
of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, the Italian national academy.

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The North-South-right-left new government poses huge challenges to the continent—not least because in the short term, its economics may work.
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America and the World

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Austerity is a disaster, so why is the left in disarray? Read more

America and the World

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Unless it can restore the principles of growth and sovereignty on which it was founded, the Eurozone may not last.  Read more

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AP Photo/Petros Karadjias

As Greece prepares for a referendum on its creditors' demands for austerity, the future of Europe hangs in the balance.  Read more

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Why creditors' demands would only prolong Greece's crisis.  Read more

America and the World

With so much focus on the deficit, many assume entitlement programs should be cut. But there is a progressive argument for raising the retirement age, and one for lowering it. Read more

Features

Most of the federal deficit is caused by the recession itself. To cure the slump, fix the financial system. Read more

Special Report

Could the current bailout bill have been better? Yes. But there are still a few fixes Congress should consider. Read more

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Progressives prioritize a trade agenda that would not actually achieve the objectives they have in mind. It's time they adopted a reality-based approach. Read more

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