Europe

Buffett's 'Tax Me Please' Philosophy Welcomed in Europe, Cure for 'Social Unrest'

Reporter Julia Werdigier suggests higher taxes would have stopped the riots in Europe. "Some analysts said the calls for greater sacrifice from Europe's wealthy might have sprung from growing ...

Krugman Celebrates Europe's 'Strong Safety Nets' Letting It Weather Crisis Better

Paul Krugman on the superiority of the European welfare state: "On the one side, those strong safety nets have meant that the amount of sheer misery in Europe is considerably less than here....But ...

On CNN, Reuters' Freeland Claims Universal Health Care Makes Europe More Competitive Than U.S.

On Monday's Parker-Spitzer on CNN, Chrystia Freeland of Reuters claimed that the European economy is at an advantage compared to the U.S. because of America's lack of universal health care. But, ...

Oh No, Europe Doesn't Approve of America's Reaction to WikiLeaks

Sophisticated Europe rolls its eyes at silly American concern over the WikiLeaks revelations. The Times takes Europe's side, seeing the concern as a betrayal of American ideals neither the Times ...

Washington Post Asserts French 'Disturbed' by Crackdown on Unruly Immigrants, But 2/3 Back Sarkozy

When an overwhelming majority of the public goes against the media's position, journalists see division and rancor. Case in a point: An article in Tuesday's Washington Post: "Much of France has ...

Media Defend Obama's Call for More Spending, Despite G-20 'Rift'

Krugman, ABC and others warn of double-dip recession, 'third depression' if stimulus ends.

Krugman Tries to Scare Up More Government Spending with 'Third Depression' Rhetoric

Liberal NY Times columnist and Nobel Prize winner calls European austerity measures 'victory of an orthodoxy that has little to do with rational analysis.'

CBS Touts Grayson's Push for Legally Mandated Paid Vacation, Looks to Europe for Guidance

On CBS's Sunday Morning show, correspondent Jim Axelrod filed a report touting the movement to make it legally required that some employers provide paid vacation time to their employees, even ...

Time Endorses Gay Euro-Pols

William Lee Adams says lack of education and 'religious conservative' attitudes keep homosexuals from U.S. politics.

BBC's Kay Denounces 'Demonizing' of Public Option as 'Some Sort of Step Toward Socialism'

Sticking up for European socialism, Friday night on HBO's Real Time, BBC America's Katty Kay contended the "idea of demonizing" a "public option" for U.S. health care "as some sort of step toward ...
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