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Euro Crisis

Austria enters a new normality

On Sunday 4th December, the European establishment let out a collective sigh of relief. Following the shocks of Brexit and Trump's victory, there were grave concerns about the possibility of the far-right candidate, Hofer, winning. In the end, the establishment-backed candidate of Van der Bellen won with 54%. But the situation is far from stabilised.

Italy: the genie is out of the bottle

Renzi lost his referendum and has resigned. The 4th December vote has revealed that there is an enormous anti-establishment tide rising in Italy. It is yet another tremor in a series of political earthquakes that have shaken the ruling class and the political establishment across Europe and America. 

Renzi resigns: Italian crisis unfolds

The results of the Italian Constitutional referendum and the sudden announcement of prime minister Renzi’s resignation are sending shockwaves throughout Europe. A victory for the No vote was expected, but the scale of the defeat for Renzi is yet another blow to the European Establishment in this epoch of instability.

Greece in crisis – part six: The underlying radicalisation to the left

Fred Weston continues his series on the crisis in Greece by looking at the radicalised and polarised political situation that has developed over the past few years. In particular, Fred highlights the shift to the Left and the speed of events, with the rapid rise and fall in support for SYRIZA.

Greece in crisis – part five: Where did the Greek debt come from?

Central to the current crisis in Greece is the question of debt - particularly the national debt. Reducing public debt has became the main aim of (and reason for) the seemingly permanent austerity forced on the Greek working class. Fred Weston continues his series on the deep crisis of Greek capitalism by exploring the origins of the high debt levels in Greece.

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