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Is Spain on the Brink?

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Just back from Botswana, King Carlos of Spain has apologized for his African hunting trip at a time when Spain has become the latest European economy to be in "full crisis mode." Spain is now called the greatest threat to Europe's economy, and other countries are demanding more stringent austerity measures. In Greece, Ireland and Italy, such programs — and personal financial crises -- appear to have increased suicide rates.

Credits

Guests:
Giles Tremlett - The Guardian and The Ecomomist - @gilestremlett, David Stuckler - University of Cambridge - @davidstuckler, Jacob Kirkegaard - Peterson Institute for International Economics - @PIIE_com, Matthew Yglesias - Vox - @mattyglesias

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Katie Cooper, Caitlin Shamberg, Christian Bordal