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Fraud and fiscal evasion: the billions that plague Europe

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Fraud and fiscal evasion: the billions that plague Europe

"A huge problem," warns the European Commission. Each year, hundreds of billions of euros escape public budgets. These amounts are enough to make the sacrifices made in the name of austerity look ridiculous. [...]

October 16, 2013 Authors: Ariel Dumont, Christelle Granja, Delphine Nerbollier, Tristan de Bourbon

An interview with David Harvey

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An interview with David Harvey

In this interview with Elsa Boulet, David Harvey looks back on the crisis of capitalism, that is, the crisis of the "class project" that constitutes the neoliberalism. He also discusses the transformations of the working class, the situation in Europe and the United States, the role that the intellectual critics can play and defends the [...]

March 15, 2013 Authors: Cédric Durand, Elsa Boulet

Letter from Angela Merkel to the Portuguese

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Letter from Angela Merkel to the Portuguese

Let me first start by clarifying that when I say “my dear” [caros in portuguese], I do value my words. In fact, you are more and more mine, and you continue to be quite expensive [caros as well in portuguese]. There is already an ongoing process that will make you a little bit cheaper, although [...]

November 22, 2012 Author: Ricardo Araújo Pereira

Racism and Fascism of our times is “post-modern”

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Racism and Fascism of our times is “post-modern”

It is true that there has been an increase of racist parties and ideologies all over Europe. In Hungary, the neo-Nazi party Jobbik has increased its quota from 2% in the 2006 election to 17% in the 2012 election. Geert Wilders’s Party of Freedom in the Netherlands gained 16% in the 2012 election, as opposed [...]

October 30, 2012 Author: Kostas Douzinas

Letter to an Italian friend

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Letter to an Italian friend

In this country the last 3 years measured suicides: three every two days. Have you heard what Greek police means? Have you heard of the 20 HIV-positive prostitutes? 20 women are in prison, living in inhumane conditions between sewage and mice because they are carriers of AIDS. Certainly they were first pilloried by their photos [...]

July 26, 2012 Author: Thomas Tsalapatis