Tag Archives: Eurozone

Euroscepticism at home ties Cameron’s hands in Europe

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s decision to veto the new European Union agreement for greater financial stability in the Eurozone reminds us that despite the talk of greater European integration, the nation state is still very much alive and well. Odd one out The agreement, a Franco-German initiative, was meant to create mechanisms for greater […] … learn more→

Don’t blame the Eurozone for Italy’s homegrown debt crisis

During prostests in Rome last month, as groups of hooded protesters clashed with the police, set cars on fire, and smashed bank windows around the Piazza San Giovanni, two large speakers installed on a truck pumped a loud rap that obsessively repeated the same word: insolvenza (insolvency). Those who danced around the truck carried placards […] … learn more→