Paul AmesMay 2, 2013 06:01
BRUSSELS — "With nothing but austerity, Italy will die." Europe "is being battered by the selfish intransigence of Chancellor Merkel." It's time to fight unemployment caused by a "society that seeks selfish profit outside the bounds of social justice." Europe has become used to such slogans in countless street demonstrations against the German-inspired austerity policies that many now blame for the ongoing recession gripping much of the continent. In the past few days however, that disquiet has spread.