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Inside the EU Summit

Fascinating piece over at Spiegel Online about what went on at the EU Summit Thursday night and Friday morning.  Not so sure this contributes to the long-term political stability of Europe and is sure to generate local political blowback in … Continue reading

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Euro Fracture: Italian Workers Rock Monti’s World

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Italy’s Unions Not Buying the Full Monti

While the FT reports Italy’s new technocratic government has approved tough austerity measures and economic reforms, the country’s unions seem to be balking at the tough medicine.  Italy needs lots of deflation relative to other countries to become competitive and … Continue reading

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EU treaties set to change

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Monti, Merkel and Sarkozy to hold mini summit

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