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François Hollande and the Beanstalk

France's president hoped that the eurozone crisis could shoot him to new political heights -- or at least get him re-elected. But the moral of this fable might be closer to home than he realizes.

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The Real Key to Athens Getting a Third Bailout? Greek Farmers.

Greek lawmakers are resisting a tax hike on farmers, something the IMF, the ECB, and the European Commission say is necessary to get a third bailout.

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Time to Forget the Bailouts and Make a Real Decision

Negotiations over Greece's debt remain stuck in a feedback loop. But an end to the impasse is possible; it just might be painful.

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Former Greek Finance Minister: Bailout Deal Is ‘Fiscal Waterboarding’

The former Greek finance minister issued a line-by-line takedown of the debt deal that Greek lawmakers are considering Wednesday.

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The Berlin Bulldozer and the Sack of Athens

Europe’s creditor in chief has trampled over values like democracy and national sovereignty, and left a vassal state in its wake. Which country will be next?

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