George Papandreou

The Munk Debates: Should We Tax the Rich More?

Semra Sevi | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada
Semra Sevi

Since it began in 2008, the Munk Debates series has firmly established itself as one of the premier debating events in Canada. The latest debate, held...

Drug War Blamed For Another Global Catastrophe

CBC | Posted 08.25.2012 | Canada

The war on drugs is a failure that is fuelling the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, according to a new report from an international panel of experts. ...

Greece Is Ungovernable

Diane Francis | Posted 01.09.2012 | Canada Business
Diane Francis

The evidence of anti-governance is there: Greek people have staged debilitating strikes, violent rampages and tax revolts. Greece, for its part, will be well-advised to simply leave and let the IMF help it pick up the pieces.

Greek Confidence Vote A Crucial Test For Papandreou

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada

ATHENS, Greece - Lawmakers are gearing up for a crucial confidence vote in Greece's beleaguered Socialist government, in the latest act of a political...

Greece Is Just the First to Fall

Peter Worthington | Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada Business
Peter Worthington

Let 'em go. Let 'em make their own way until they change their minds and rejoin the club and adhere to existing rules. If that means another recession, or even a depression, better now than at some time in the future when damage will be even greater.

Bank Of Canada Governor Says Greece Referendum Right Thing To Do

CP | Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney says he respects the Greek prime minister's controversial call for a referendum on a new bailout package,...

Relief As Europe Bails Out Greece, Again

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- BRUSSELS - Eurozone leaders agreed to a sweeping deal that will grant Greece a massive new bailout — but likely make it the fi...

Greek Prime Minister Survives Crucial Vote

CBC | Posted 08.21.2011 | Canada

CBC -- The embattled government of Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou survived a crucial confidence vote Tuesday. Parliament approved the new c...