Austerity

  • CJEU Opens Door to Legal Challenges to Euro Rescue Measures in Key Decision

    … A key reason for the inability of claimants to successfully challenge programme conditionality and the resulting austerity inherent in euro-area rescue deals, has been the barrier between the actions of EU institutions and the international bodies that carried out the bailouts. The recent decision of the CJEU in Ledra Advertising breaks down…

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  • 10 (pro-EU) reasons to be cheerful after Brexit

    … As the dust continues to swirl around the momentous Brexit referendum result a month ago (and doesn’t show any signs of settling anytime soon) I suspect many EU sympathisers will be somewhere in the middle of the various stages of the Kübler-Ross Grief cycle: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance. So, somewhat incongruosly…

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  • Growing Opposition to Continued Greek Austerity Measures

    … Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras began his six month tenure of the EU Presidency in January with a speech criticising the continued imposition of austerity measures. This has meant four years of harsh spending cuts and a tight fiscal policy, which he said the country could no longer tolerate. His is now a leading voice in the growing opposition against …… …

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  • Greece Set to Leave the Bailout Scheme as it Assumes the EU Presidency

    … On Monday 30 December 2013, the Greek Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras, announced that the country would leave the bailout programme in 2014. In a televised speech he stressed that with Greece assuming the EU stewardship this January, the coming months held the promise of renewed confidence after nearly four years of difficult austerity measures. Following Ireland’s withdrawal from the bailout …… …

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  • The impact of the austerity measures on Greeks

    … Greeks Steal Electricity to Survive Austerity Austerity measures under the terms of the international bailout have put increasing pressure on the Greek people. Cuts in services, salaries and pensions alongside higher taxes and a 59% rise in electricity prices since 2007 have ensured that many now face a hard winter with their electricity supply cut off because of non-payment of …… …

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  • Muss Straßburg hinter der Eurokrise zusammenkehren?

    … Die Eurokrise und der fürchterliche Flurschaden, den sie in Südeuropa angerichtet hat, hat den Europäischen Gerichtshof für Menschenrechte, soweit ich sehe, noch nicht erreicht. Heute hat er wieder zwei Klagen von portugiesischen Beamten als offensichtlich unbegründet zurückgewiesen, die sich darüber beschwerten, dass man ihnen unter dem Druck der…

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  • Will the UK pick up on Obama's lead in climate policy?

    … ever” has been swept aside by a short-sighted austerity agenda and internal squabbling over the UK’s energy future. But where America leads, the UK tends to follow – and just in the last few weeks, there is a hint that things might be changing. It’s early days but some bold rhetoric from the Prime Minister suggests that climate change and the green…

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  • Pringle-Urteil des EuGH: Bailout plus Austerity ist erlaubt

    … Was immer das so genannte Bailout-Verbot in Art. 125 I AEUV verbietet, den ESM jedenfalls verbietet er nicht. Heute hat der EuGH in Sachen Thomas Pringle sein Urteil gefällt, und das ist das Ergebnis. Damit hat sich nach dem BVerfG und dem estnischen Verfassungsgericht auch der EuGH dafür entschieden, in punkto Eurorettung richterliche…

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  • Ein Gleichnis zur Finanzkrise in Griechenland

    …Deutschland braucht die EU und den Euro und Europa braucht Deutschland. Anstatt sich wieder einmal den Kopf zu zerbrechen, wie Griechenland aus dem Euro heraus gedrängt werden könnte, sollten schnellstmöglich der Rahmen und die Voraussetzungen für die wirtschaftliche und politische Schaffung der Vereinigten Staaten von Europa gestaltet werden.…

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  • The European Parliament and the Fiscal Compact

    …. The Compact permanently establishes a politics of austerity. It delimits democratic control over fiscal policies and undermines social rights. These changes conflict on many levels with the foundations of a social democracy shaped by the European Treaties as well as the European Charter of Fundamental Rights. A one-sided debate focusing on national…

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  • Ending The Honeymoon: Constructing Europe Beyond The Market

    … of economic necessity. And we – the Europeans – are sidelined and numbed by the repetitive talk of austerity and economic stability, EFSF and eurobonds, financial leverage and institutional reforms. All presented as inevitable for the health of the market; as a bitter medicine required to cease the pain. Needless to say, it will not: the pain…

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