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The Greek Tragedy: Could a 'Haircut' Help?
Gemma Godfrey, 06.13.2011
Investment Committee Chairman; ex-Hedge Fund Manager; Quantum Physicist
Debate has been raging as to whether the Greek economy can avoid bankruptcy. Just how big is the problem, what are the options and how is this impacting financial markets?
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Greece Is Not a Country, It's a Party
Diane Francis, 06.08.2011
Editor at Large, The National Post
The Greeks, and all Euros, must realize that when a client owes a bank one million dollars and cannot pay, the client is in trouble. When a country owes its partners hundreds of billions and cannot repay, the partnership is in trouble.
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Greek Youth Realize Their Power: Most Important Stakeholders Finally Enagage
Vanessa Andris, 06.08.2011
Leadership and Organization Effectiveness Consultant, World Bank Group
For months now, Greek youth have been watching their peers in Egypt and Tunisia lead the Arab Spring and asking themselves some tough questions.
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Is Madame Lagarde the Ideal IMF Leader?
Georges Ugeux, 06.02.2011
Chairman and CEO, Galileo Global Advisors
France considers the IMF top job as "theirs," and has provided a succession of quite remarkable leaders of the IMF. Whether that means the next one should be French was "beyond reasonable doubt" for the Elysée Palace.
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Greece: Why We Are Angry and Desperate
Vaios Papanagnou, 06.01.2011
Journalist, Athens Greece
As a journalist I feel that the Greek crisis is no longer an issue to be exhausted in the financial pages, and the detached reporting of the rise in unemployment, deflation, weekly demonstrations and marches.
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More Diversity Will Help the IMF at Work
iMFdirect, 06.01.2011
Nemat Shafik, who took over as IMF Deputy Managing Director in April, says she has been surprised by the vigor of internal policy debate at the IMF. "...
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Thousands of Splayed Hands of "Indignant Greeks" Target the Parliament
Thanos Dimadis, 05.31.2011
Reporter, Greek SKY TV & Radio
Greeks are a people that have probably made a lot of mistakes over the last three and more decades. Maybe the biggest one of them was that they had entrusted -- more than they should have -- their hopes to their politicians.
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'Opa!' It's All Greek to Me!
Alex Pattakos, 05.26.2011
Co-founder, OPA! Center for Meaning, Santa Fe, NM
We recently conducted some impromptu "jaywalking" interviews -- similar to those that you've probably seen on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno -- to find out more about what people know about all things Greek.
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Beware Greeks Bearing Banks
Robert Kuttner, 05.25.2011
Co-founder and co-editor, The American Prospect
After every financial debacle or war, there is a huge political struggle over whether creditors get to stand in the way of an economic recovery. Greece is the poster child for this dilemma, and the Greek story reveals the real villain of the piece.
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Dominique Strauss Kahn Arraigned: The European and Global Impact
Georges Ugeux, 05.25.2011
Chairman and CEO, Galileo Global Advisors
The recent events surrounding Dominique Strauss Kahn are a tragedy and will have a major impact at many levels. From my perspective, I see several levels of consequences:
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The Meaning of Strauss-Kahn
Steve Clemons, 05.25.2011
Publisher, 'The Washington Note'
If Dominique Strauss-Kahn's political career is cut short, that would be a true loss for France. His defining role in globalization is vital to a world that is still trying to sort out what form of capitalism it can live with.
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2011 Oakland Greek Festival
Stephanie J. Stiavetti, 05.25.2011
Life of food and travel
Yesterday I hit up the festival's opening day. I was completely bowled over by the amount of food available -- up for grabs was every possible Greek delight you can imagine, prepared by local cooks.
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Is Europe About to Collapse? Not if It Restructures Sovereign Debt
Georges Ugeux, 05.25.2011
Chairman and CEO, Galileo Global Advisors
There is something that is not right in the European bailout. The refusal by the European governments, the European Central Bank and countries concerned to envisage a restructuring of sovereign debt.
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The Unpunished Politicians and the Eroded Democracy of Greece
Thanos Dimadis, 05.25.2011
Reporter, Greek SKY TV & Radio
Although ancient Greece is considered to have transmitted the light and ideas of democracy throughout the world, nowadays modern Greece seems to lack ...
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When Young People Stopped Dreaming in Greece
Thanos Dimadis, 06.11.2011
Reporter, Greek SKY TV & Radio
There is a motto in the Greek language which is often used and refers to how Greece treats young people living in the country and struggling to succee...
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European Analogies to the 1920s and '30s
Robert Zevin, 05.31.2011
A leader in socially responsible investing
The slow motion train wreck that is the Eurozone continues to roil bond markets, banks and governments as countries pursue policies of reduced spending.
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Greece: Never on a Sunday But Bail Us Out on Monday? Defeat or Development
Vanessa Andris, 05.31.2011
Leadership and Organization Effectiveness Consultant, World Bank Group
Are you a tourist with tons of money you would like to spend while on vacation in Greece -- happy to help the struggling economy and come home with something special? Well, if it's Sunday, you can forget it.
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Patmos
Patrizia Chen, 05.30.2011
Author, 'Rosemary and Bitter Oranges'
"Come with me to Patmos," he urged me. "I've bought a house on the island and you'll be the first to see it. Spend August with me."
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We Aren't Greece -- But We Could Be Japan if Flawed Logic Persists
Marshall Auerback, 05.28.2011
Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow
Influential journalists are making persuasive cases that austerity is the wrong approach in fragile economies. That's good news. But discussions still get muddled in ways that can have perverse effects.
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EU Bonds: Portugal Proving the Point & How You Can Profit
Gemma Godfrey, 05.25.2011
Investment Committee Chairman; ex-Hedge Fund Manager; Quantum Physicist
Just what is at the root of the EU's troubles? And how do last week's events with Portugal exemplify the problem?
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Astoria Characters: The Sewing-Machine Savior
Nancy Ruhling, 05.25.2011
Author of "Astoria Characters"
Eleven. That's the number that forever altered Sakis Karagiannakis' life. That's how old he was when his father died, paving the way for his becoming the prime provider for his mother and two sisters.
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IMF: Federal Reserve Need Not Consider Additional Stimulus
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Obama: European Default Would Be 'Disastrous' For U.S.
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Simon Johnson: Europe Needs Trichet’s Unified Finance Ministry
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Greece Might Be Able To Delay Repayment Of Bailout Money
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Simon Johnson: What Europe Needs
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Raging Greeks Stage Biggest Anti-Austerity Protest
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Simon Johnson: Explaining France's Determination To Run The IMF
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Protesters Take Over Athens Ministry
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Stiglitz: IMF Chief Must 'Continue Along The Reform Path'
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Greek Protestors Take Over Finance Ministry
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Greece Set To Present New Austerity Plan
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Report: Drug War Has Failed, Governments Should Explore Legalizing Marijuana
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IMF Braces For Possible Hack Attack
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Greek Bailout Talks Nearing Completion
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Europe's Debate Over Greek Crisis 'Very Chaotic,' Official Says
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Greece Missed Fiscal Targets Under Bailout
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Simon Johnson: The Case For A Non-European IMF Leader
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EU Crisis Could Infect U.S., Fed Official Warns
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Krugman: European Central Bank Not Facing 'Failure Of Its Fantasies'
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Greek Prime Minister: 'Debt Restructuring Is Not Under Discussion'
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IMF Approves $36.8 Billion Loan For Portugal
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Greek Protesters Riot Over Financial Crisis
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Debt Crisis Could Still Spread Across Europe, IMF Says
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Paul Krugman: Blame The 'Policy Elite'
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EU Offers A Big Break To Greece And Ireland
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