Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
Greek bailouts: three times a charm?
By  • 20 August 2015
Greece's last two bailouts failed to rescue the country. This week, European leaders approved a new $95 billion package for the debt-stricken country. For Greeks, it means more tax hikes and cuts to pensions and…
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6 arrested in death of Azeri journalist who criticized soccer player
By  • 17 August 2015
Six men have been arrested in the beating death of a journalist in Azerbaijan who criticized the sportsmanship of a member of the central Asian nation's national soccer team. Journalist Rasim Aliyev of the news…
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Interview: Greece under the far-left
By  • 12 February 2015
"Greece is essentially losing a generation," says Greek radio journalist Michael Nevradakis. Greek journalist Michael Nevradakis launched Dialogos Media in 2010 as a student at the University of Texas as his home country was in…
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Syriza's Greece
By  • 12 February 2015
Just as elsewhere in Europe in the 1930s, Greece's current economic depression has shaken its politics. In January, the far-leftist party Syriza won a stunning election victory by promising to renegotiate the country's huge debts…
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Austerity backlash spurs Spain's far-left Podemos
By  • 19 January 2015
Charismatic leader, populist rhetoric resonate with voters Were Spain to hold a general election today, polling shows that it’s next prime minister might be a pony-tailed 36-year-old political newcomer from a year-old far-left party barely…
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Immigration fears feed European far-rightists
By  • 31 October 2013
  Cecile Kyenge, Italy's first black minister, has been the target of the Italian far-right political parties since she was appointed in April. Last July Roberto Calderoli, vice president of Lega Nord, a regionalist political…
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