September 17, 2012

Mario Draghi's Decision

Japan Times, Japan Times

AP Photo

Mr. Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), has made the boldest move yet to halt the economic crisis that threatens the solvency of European governments, the future of the euro and the very dream of a European Union.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: European Union, EU, Europe, Eurozone, Mario Draghi


September 11, 2012
Democracy the Big Loser in Europe
Gideon Rachman, Financial Times
THE European Central Bank (ECB) has fired its magic bullet. By promising "unlimited" purchases of sovereign bonds, ECB president Mario Draghi may have kept his pledge to do "whatever it takes" to save the euro. But in rescuing... more ››
September 15, 2012
Britain Should Take Advantage of Euro Crisis
John Major, The Telegraph
If a unified euro-core does develop, it will be a fundamental change. It may be incremental, and take years, but no one should doubt its impact. It is also an opportunity. If an inner core can radically alter its relationship... more ››
September 15, 2012
The Tragedy of the European Union
George Soros, NY Review of Books
The policies pursued under German leadership will likely hold the euro together for an indefinite period, but not forever. The permanent division of the European Union into creditor and debtor countries with the creditors... more ››
September 10, 2012
EU States Must Clarify Brussels' Role
Brendan Keenan, Irish Independent
The idea that the number of women on boards is a matter for legislation covering 400 million people in 27 states is worrying evidence that those in charge do not understand what it is they are in charge of. more ››
September 12, 2012
Draghi Alone Cannot Save the Euro
Martin Wolf, Financial Times
The ECB has done what it can, given the politics. The decision of the German constitutional court and the result of the Dutch election may help. But the risks of a breakup cannot be eliminated. If these are to disappear, citizens... more ››