Germany Isn’t Special
To pull its weight, it needs to start seeing itself as a normal country, subject to the same pressures as all its neighbors.
Germany Is an Economic Masochist
Europe’s biggest economy could easily stop its own slide into long-term stagnation—but it would prefer not to.
The Most Dangerous Man in Europe Is Jens Weidmann
The front-runner to lead Europe’s central bank doesn't seem to believe in central banking.
Portugal Has Emerged as Europe’s Booming Anti-Germany
Lisbon got its economy back on track by ditching austerity, and now Berlin is eating crow.
The Forever Chancellor
Angela Merkel was supposed to face a serious threat to her leadership this year. It turns out she knows Germans better than they know themselves.
Ukraine Might Ban Marine Le Pen and Her Thoughts on European Currency
The far-right French politician said Russia's Crimea annexation referendum was not illegal, and also that maybe France should have two currencies.
The Conservative’s Case for the European Union
Those of us who believe in freedom and free markets must defend Brussels from the Euroskeptic onslaught.
We Need a New Euro, but for Losers
The only thing that can save Europe’s common currency is another common currency — for the B-Team.
Another Bailout Won’t Keep Greece in the Eurozone
The breakup of the euro was once unthinkable. Is it now inevitable?
What’s Next for Greece?
Athens and its creditors are close to a final agreement on the latest bailout. But no one is addressing the issues at the heart of Greece's economic problems.
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.
The Man Behind the Iron Chancellor
Merkel got the Greece deal she wanted, but it caused rifts in her party and strengthened the hand of her hard-line finance minister.
Germany’s Moral Obligation to Greece
The eurozone giant has long profited from Greece's weakness. Now it’s time to pay up.
Anti-Austerity Protesters Clash With Police in Athens
The demonstrations come as Greek lawmakers consider another set of austerity measures.
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?
Fragile Europe, Exposed and Unmoored
The fig leaf that was covering up the flaws in the single currency system has finally fallen off. Where do we go from here?