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We can argue over whether Greece, Portugal, or Spain are at risk of being forced out of the euro. But there is another nagging question: whether events will cause Germany and its satellites to withdraw, bequeathing the legal carcass of EMU to the Club Med bloc.

2010-01-31

 Germany euro Greece economy crisis
The past three years have been a disaster for most Western economies. The United States has mass long-term unemployment for the first time since the 1930s. Meanwhile, Europe’s single currency is coming apart at the seams. How did it all go so wrong? Well, what I’ve been hearing with growing frequency from members of the policy elite — self-appointed wise men, officials, and pundits in good standing — is the claim that it’s mostly the...

2011-05-08

 Paul Krugman economy crisis euro European Union USA debt politics Iraq invasion 9/11 George W. Bush unemployment
Recent events, including stock market falls, the escalating sovereign debt crises, US credit rating downgrade and a near-stalling of growth in the developed world is leading increasing numbers of experts to wonder if the world is facing some fundamental changes.

2011-08-18

 USA European Union euro economy recession debt currency dollar China
One of the main architects of the single European currency, Jacques Delors, has said the eurozone was flawed from the beginning.

2011-12-03

 European Union currency euro debt economics crisis
European leaders say 26 out of 27 EU member states have backed a tax and budget pact to tackle the eurozone debt crisis.
 euro European Union fiscal finance debt integration