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“Financial servility and the education crisis in southern Europe”, by Antoni Verger

October 11, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN EDUCATION IN CRISIS) In Southern Europe, we are immersed in a deep financial crisis. This is largely due to greed within the banking sector in this hyper-liberalised financial system, a growth model highly dependent on speculation and the ‘bad government’ prevalent in the region that has tolerated, if not pro-actively fuelled, this erratic […]

Largest demonstrations since 1974 rock Portugal’s elite

September 17, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN ALGARVEDAILYNEWS) From the north to the south of Portugal and across the Algarve, hundreds of thousands of citizens took to the streets yesterday to express their anger at the government’s austerity measures and to demand the Troika give back power to the country. The demonstrations were orgainsed under the slogan  ‘Que se lixe […]