Berlusconi Drags Italy into 3-Year Recession

Italy is the only leading country forecast by the IMF to be facing three consecutive years of contraction (FT) GDP fell 1% in 2008 Q4 activity contr… read more


Obama Skates on Thin Ice

THIN ICE FROM HERE TO THE HORIZON By Alexander Cockburn, Counterpunch On any rational assessment the popular new president is skating on thin ice. … read more


High Time for Giant Strike vs Banks!

The Noth American Bank Users Strike! (Send your Love to those Greedy Dumb Bastards on Valentine’s Day, our comment, GR) bankstrike.net http://17-s… read more


NEXT LEFT: european politics and movements in the Great Recession

Do a bit of historical rewind and think you are back in 2000 again. Boy, was Europe optimistic back then. The new economy hadn’t crashed yet, and Dubya did… read more