A new report by the International Labor Organization (ILO) says the Eurozone is in danger of losing 4.5 million jobs over the next four years, unless it changes its current economic policies.
According to the report, if the 17-nation bloc does not prevent the spike by shifting away from austerity, the number of its unemployed workers will reach to 22 million.
“It’s not only the eurozone that’s in trouble, the entire global economy is at risk of contagion,” the report said.
It also added that young people are to be severely hit by the unwelcome consequences of a longer period of austerity.
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‘European banks are technically bankrupt’
Please promote Public Community Banking - banking can be different and better.
Alex Templeton speaking at ECOBATE - UK - 2013
Councils should "bring local banks into being" so they can become "powerful partners" and promote economic, social and environmental benefits to their communities.Published on Mar 21, 2013 Speaking at the 2nd European Conference on Banking and the Economy (ECOBATE) in Winchester, Alex Templeton, Director of the Farm Energy Project, explains how a disfunctional financial system has made it harder to lend to small businesses which in turn impacts communities.