Beyond Austerity

Dionne Jr., E. J.
April 2012
Commonweal;4/6/2012, Vol. 139 Issue 7, p6
The article discusses the prospects of a comeback of the political left in Europe in 2012 amidst the discontent over the achievements of The Conservatives since toppling the Labour Party in the 2010 elections. It states that unhappiness, economic inequalities, and negative reaction to austerity policies to save the euro provided the left with enough reasons to aim for a comeback. Also noted is the election in France where President Nicholas Sarkozy has been trailing François Hollande.


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