The former finance minister of Greece talks Keynesian economics and explains how Greece and Portugal are treated differently from Germany and other E.U. countries.
A hashtag with roots in a movement started 10 years ago has reignited a much-needed conversation on sexual harassment, in the U.S. and abroad.
While parts of the United States and the Caribbean are drowning amid ferocious hurricanes, Portugal struggles to allocate scarce water resources.
It started with a little country called Portugal, which in 2001 opted to treat possession and use of small quantities of drugs as a public health issue, not a criminal one.
The achievement "comes just days after Germany announced that clean energy had powered almost all its electricity needs" on Sunday, The Guardian reports, adding that "power prices [turned] negative at several times in the day—effectively paying consumers to use it."
The longtime political activist pinpoints what activists should be paying attention to in the new year, including the killing of people of color by the government through police violence, the climate crisis and the duopoly scam of American politics.
After a general election left political options in Portugal a bit hazy this month, a coalition made up of the Socialist, Communist, Green and Left Bloc parties ousted a conservative government that held the reins for a mere 11 days. And that's not all the anti-austerity Portuguese have done in recent weeks.
In 2001, the Southern European country tackled drug use with what seemed like a radical plan.
The current transatlantic view of Europe is one of continental political decline, elegant at best but ominous at worst.