November 14, 2012 This was the first time protests and strikes went pan-European since the sovereign debt crisis took hold of the continent.
June 20, 2012 Johnny Johnson posed this question on our Facebook page. Here's our answer.
June 7, 2012 The official unemployment rate now stands at 21.9 percent. It's yet another sign of how troubled times are in Greece.
June 4, 2012 Here's a quick, dramatic overview of Europe's crisis.
May 7, 2012 If Greece abandons the euro, its already awful economy will get even worse.
March 9, 2012 Say you bought insurance that was supposed to pay out if you got into a car accident. Then you got into a car accident. And a committee met and decided that, actually, you did not get into a car accident.
March 9, 2012 Most of its creditors have agreed to swap their bonds for others worth much less — a move that was needed before Greece could get a much-needed $172 billion bailout.
February 21, 2012 Greece just got its latest bailout. Here's why it won't be the last.
December 8, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the European debt crisis, and actress Kyra Sedgwick talks about the closing of her series, The Closer. In the second hour, developments from the world climate conference, and a look at how people and places are changing in the face of economic hardship.
October 14, 2011 It seems unlikely that Greece will be able to avoid defaulting on its loans. The real question is how the default will happen — will it be clean and organized or messy and catastrophic.The nightmare scenario Greece most wants to avoid is what happened in Argentina.