Posts published in February, 2015

Greek Tragedy

by on February 23, 2015 5:26 am
By: Andrew Granato Recently, the headline economic news has been, once again, the economic situation inGreece, whose resolution was kicked down the road (once again) by a four-month extension of the Eurogroup bailout. A brief recap of the situation: of all the countries to become trapped in the Eurozone crisis, Greece was the hardest-hit. Some statistics from… Read more Greek Tragedy

Divestment and the Global Economy

by on February 19, 2015 5:25 am
By: Avner Kreps This past Tuesday, the ASSU decided to pass a controversial resolution to recommend to the board of trustees to divest from a select group of companies. These companies, maintains the Stanford Out of Occupied Palestine (SOOP)-initiated resolution, “caus[e] substantial social injury by violating international humanitarian law in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.” Most… Read more Divestment and the Global Economy