Trouble brewing in Europe

For those interested in international economic issues, Baseline Scenario, the blog run by James Kwak and Simon Johnson, is one of the best sources of information out there.  In this post, Johnson describes the pickle the EU finds itself in now that several member states are having severe problems in maintaining their current debt structure.

I think in political science we tend to be so interested in issues like human rights and immigration that we forget the EU is primarily an economic organization.  As Johnson describes, the economics of the EU are not working right now, and this could have major implications for Europe, and by extension for the world.

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About Jake Wobig

I teach international relations and comparative politics at Wingate University in Wingate, North Carolina
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