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Portugal

World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Portugal’s painful austerity programme runs into trouble

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Portugal’s painful austerity programme runs into trouble

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Is the worst over in the eurozone?

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Is the worst over in the eurozone?

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Euro 2012: Football and politics in Poland and Ukraine

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Euro 2012: Football and politics in Poland and Ukraine

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Michael Specter on an alternative to the war on drugs

Monday, October 10, 2011

Michael Specter on an alternative to the war on drugs.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Backstory: Handling the European Debt Crisis

Thursday, July 21, 2011

On Thursday, the European Council held an emergency meeting to discuss the debt problems that several Eurozone countries—including Italy, Greece, and Portugal—are facing. On today’s Backstory, Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow at the European Institute at the London School of Economics, discusses what happened at the meeting and how the continuing economic problems are affecting the entire Eurozone.

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The Takeaway

Ireland and Portugal Could Get Bailout From EU

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

After Greece's financial bailout by the European Union earlier this year, Ireland and Portugal could be next. Why? In part, because the European Union's economically stronger countries are sometimes obliged to take care of the economically weak, so a feared economic downturn doesn't spread. But when countries like Ireland and Portugal ask for help, there's an immediate problem: Their own interests don't necessarily align with the interests of the countries bailing them out.  

Louise Story, Wall Street and finance reporter for The New York Times, has the latest in this potential economic rescue.

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Studio 360

Poet Fernando Pessoa

Saturday, October 06, 2001

Fernando Pessoa was a remarkable Portuguese poet with a multitude of literary identities.

(Originally aired: June 16, 2001)

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Studio 360

Poet Fernando Pessoa

Saturday, June 16, 2001

Fernando Pessoa was a remarkable Portuguese poet with a multitude of literary identities. 

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