Tony Barber

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Europe Editor and former Brussels Bureau Chief for the Financial Times

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International May Day rallies are supposed to celebrate the dignity of human labor, but with 26 million Europeans out of work and unemployment at 27 percent in Greece and Spain,…

The Backlash Against Austerity

International May Day rallies are supposed to celebrate the dignity of human labor, but with 26 million Europeans out of work and unemployment at 27 percent in Greece and Spain,…

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton  announced  today she wants a high-level meeting on Afghanistan by the end of this month, convened by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and…

Clinton Reaches Out to Russia, Iran at NATO Meeting

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced today she wants a high-level meeting on Afghanistan by the end of this month, convened by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and…

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