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Top 10 Articles on European Crisis

Here’s my top ten of popular pieces you need to read in order to understand the current European debt crisis, ordered alphabetically by author’s last name. Happy reading:

  1. Robert Fishman, “Portugal’s Unnecessary Bailout,” in The New York Times, April 12, 2011.
  2. Morgan Kelly, “Ireland’s Future Depends on Breaking Free from Bailout,” in Irish Times, May 7, 2011.
  3. Paul Krugman, “Can Europe Be Saved?,” in The New York Times, January 12, 2011.
  4. Michael Lewis, “Beware of Greeks Bearing Bonds,” in Vanity Fair, October 2010.
  5. Michael Lewis, “When Irish Eyes Are Crying,” in Vanity Fair, March 2011.
  6. (Sorry, folks, but I could’t avoid it…) Nuno Monteiro and Eduardo Sousa, “The Likes of Portugal Should Default on Their Debt,” in The Guardian, April 15, 2011.
  7. Nuno Monteiro and Eduardo Sousa, “Europe’s denial of debt default will only make matters worse,” May 19, 2011.
  8. Nouriel Roubini and Stephan Mihm, “A Loan and a Prayer,” in Project Syndicate, May 19, 2011.
  9. Dani Rodrik, “Thinking the Unthinkable in Europe,” in Project Syndicate, December 12, 2010.
  10. Slavoj Zizek, “A Permanent Economic Emergency,” in the New Left Review, July-August 2010.
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