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A tour guide in Egypt on the country's latest elections

Jun 20, 2012
In Egypt, tens of thousands of protestors have returned to Tahrir Square in Cairo. They're responding to the country's recent presidential election between a member of the Muslim Brotherhood and a candidate tied to former President Hosni Mubarak.
Posted In: Egypt, elections, Muslim Brotherhood

Pro-bailout New Democracy party wins in Greece

Jun 18, 2012
It appears Greece will be staying in the eurozone for at least a bit longer, as the pro-bailout, pro-austerity New Democracy party narrowly beat the anti-bailout Syriza party in yesterday's elections.
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis, elections

Some stability comes with Greek election results

Jun 18, 2012
The Greek election result has so far brought modest relief to financial markets around the world. A victory by the New Democracy party suggests Greece is not headed for a quick and messy exit from the euro.
Posted In: Greece, elections

A guide to the Greek elections

Jun 15, 2012
This weekend Greece will hold crucial elections that may determine its future in the eurozone. The results will test global markets and Germany's pro-austerity resolve.
Posted In: Greece, elections, greek bailout, Germany

In Athens, uncertainty about weekend elections

Jun 15, 2012
The general election in Greece this weekend could shape the pace of the world economy for months to come. What will we know and what won't we know after the polls close in Greece Sunday?
Posted In: Greece, elections, greek bailout

A professor's perspective: How did Greece get here?

Jun 12, 2012
Global stock markets have turned their attention to Greece in anticipation of its elections this weekend that could lead to a Greek exit from the euro. How did Greece get here? We get a professor's perspective.
Posted In: Greece, elections, Europe debt crisis

Bailout in Spain buys time and clips contagion

Jun 11, 2012
Just in time for the Greek elections next weekend, the EU bailout of Spanish banks aims to send the signal that the eurozone will stand behind its biggest countries.
Posted In: spain, Greece, bank bailout, elections

Obama to visit upper-middle-class black L.A.

Jun 6, 2012
Neighbors say they are more economically vulnerable than white counterparts.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, elections, los angeles, View Park

A kinder, gentler Carlyle Group?

May 30, 2012
The private equity firm reaches out, especially to Montana environmentalists.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, environmentalists, sustainability, montana, elections

Poll shows Greeks favor EU bailout

May 29, 2012
A poll this weekend shows Greek voters support politicians who favor the EU bailout of Greece. Elections earlier this month rattled the markets when voters came out in favor of political groups that opposed the bailout and austerity.
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis, elections, polls

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