Bolivia’s president, Evo Morales, is under fire for his support of a proposed highway through a national park, as well as other not-so-green projects. These efforts, along with his crackdown on protesters and support of extraction industries, suggest that the U.N.
The new National Hellenic Museum in Chicago’s Greektown neighborhood won’t actually open its doors until November but the sneak peek they’re cooking up for later on in the week might just get peoples' mouths watering.
Amidst concerns of a Greek default, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said they want Greece to remain in the EU. We talk about jittery markets and the prospect of a new world order with David Hale, founding chairman of David Hale Global Economics.
American credit ratings agencies recently downgraded Greece, Portugal and Ireland’s debt to junk status, making it harder for the EU to avoid an economic meltdown. In Europe, there’s growing discontent over these agencies’ unchecked power.
Eurozone finance ministers and economists from around the world now argue over the best solution to Greece’s spiraling economic crisis. Some want more rigorous austerity measures, while others believe Greece should default on its debt and abandon the Euro.