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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

Egyptians cast votes for first president since Mubarak

May 23, 2012
After forcing President Hosni Mubarak from office in the Arab Spring uprising last year, Egyptians are lining up today to vote for their next President. Local businesses hope the election will boost tourism to Eygpt.
Posted In: Egypt, Arab Spring, elections

Conservative party suffers losses in U.K. elections

May 4, 2012
This weekend, voters in both France and Greece will go to the polls, and the expectation is that they'll be in a bit of an anti-austerity mood. One clue came yesterday in the U.K. where voters delivered big losses to the ruling Conservative party.
Posted In: U.K., elections, david cameron, austerity

The economy and elections: Ghosts of the past

Feb 28, 2012
We look back at three big economic issues that have swayed elections in recent memory.
Posted In: elections, Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan

Let's play PAC Name Fever!

Feb 8, 2012
It's our first (and probably last) edition of PAC Name Fever, the super PAC name game where you decide whether they're real or fake.
Posted In: super PAC, elections

Play the Super PAC Name Game!

Feb 8, 2012
Is that a Super PAC or a Britney Spears movie? Marvel over this list of the most obscure Super PAC names and create your own with the Super PAC Name Generator from WNYC
Posted In: super PAC, elections

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