Financial Crises

Interview

Fraying European Unity

Charles A. Kupchan interviewed by Bernard Gwertzman

The financial and political crisis facing Europe can only be redressed with further eurozone integration that the continent's publics may not be ready for, says CFR's Charles A. Kupchan.

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Interview

Weighing an EU Banking Union

Interview of: Benedicta Marzinotto

EU approval of a new proposal for a banking and fiscal union would help reassure global financial markets and alleviate the eurozone debt crisis, says Bruegel's Benedicta Marzinotto.

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Foreign Affairs Article

Fixing Finance

Author: Gillian Tett

As the global financial sector has swelled, the gap between the rich and the poor has grown. Three new books -- by James Galbraith, Robert Shiller, and Charles Ferguson -- come down differently on how much banks are to blame for inequality and what the government should do about it.

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First Take

A Greek Boost for the Euro

Author: Charles A. Kupchan

A victory for Greece's center-right New Democracy party is a reprieve for the euro, but eurozone leaders must still grapple with systemic fixes, writes CFR's Charles A. Kupchan.

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