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The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link Moveable Feast Cafe 2018/07/23 ? Open Thread Mon Jul 23, 2018 09:30 | Herb Swanson
2018/07/23 08:30:01Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of

offsite link Poroshenko?s Dictatorial Laws by Russlan Ostashko Mon Jul 23, 2018 05:56 | Scott
  Translated and captioned by Leo Among the fairy tales of the Kiev Maidan there is this one; striving to be in Europe, Ukrainian citizens couldn’t wait for their march

offsite link Trump ? the De-Globalizer? Mon Jul 23, 2018 00:21 | The Saker
by Peter Koenig for The Saker Blog Looks like Trump is running amok with his ?trading policies?. Not only has he upset the European Union ? which doesn?t deserve any

offsite link Iran?s Basij: Reconstructing society via class warfare Sun Jul 22, 2018 16:01 | The Saker
by Ramin Mazaheri for The Saker Blog In this 11-part series, which began as a response to the World Socialist Web Site?s 3-part series against my views of Iran and

offsite link Why Poroshenko Will Escalate the Situation in Ukraine Sun Jul 22, 2018 00:39 | The Saker
By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with http://www.stalkerzone.org/ishchenko-... source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20180719/1... When Petro Poroshenko unexpectedly became the president of Ukraine, he had two paths? The

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Human Rights in Ireland
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Cedar Lounge
For lefties too stubborn to quit

offsite link Far left party numbers in the UK? 12:28 Mon Jul 23, 2018 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Left responses to populism in Germany 10:47 Mon Jul 23, 2018 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Ireland, England, class politics, republicanism and other matters? 10:00 Mon Jul 23, 2018 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Left Archive: Background to Northern Ireland 1972 Friends Peace & International Relations Committee... 04:56 Mon Jul 23, 2018 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link CLR Reading. Week 5 10:42 Sun Jul 22, 2018 | WorldbyStorm

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Dublin Opinion
Life should be full of strangeness, like a rich painting

offsite link Some Thoughts on the Brexit Joint Report 11:50 Sat Dec 09, 2017

offsite link IRISH COMMONWEALTH: TRADE UNIONS AND CIVIL SOCIETY IN THE 21ST CENTURY 14:06 Sat Nov 18, 2017

offsite link Notes for a Book on Money and the Irish State - The Marshall Aid Program 15:10 Sat Apr 02, 2016

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European Finance Ministers Applaud Greece Debt Deal that Provides Aid and Continues Austerity

category international | economics and finance | press release author Friday June 22, 2018 22:17author by Lydia Andrews - Jubilee USA Networkauthor email coord at jubileeusa dot org Report this post to the editors

European Finance Ministers endorse a new Greece debt agreement that provides financing in exchange for maintaining austerity policies and economic reforms.

European Finance Ministers endorse a new Greece debt agreement that provides financing in exchange for maintaining austerity policies and economic reforms.

“Parts of the Greece deal provide more breathing space for Greece in the short-term, but we are still concerned that there isn't enough debt relief to keep Greece out of trouble for the long-term," stated Jubilee USA Executive Director Eric LeCompte, who monitors and works on international debt agreements. "I'm also worried that the continued austerity policies hurt too many Greeks and will negatively impact economic growth."

While the International Monetary Fund's Christine LaGarde supports the deal, she raised concerns about the deal's ability to achieve sustainability for the Greek economy.

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