Across Europe, protesters chafing under the yoke of austerity measures are taking a stand.
In fact, more than a million people working in education in Spain are expected to protest against austerity measures, which have slashed one-fifth of this year’s education budget.
Now the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has called on EU leaders to ease the pace of austerity.
The Paris-based organization has warned that aggressive budget cuts aimed at reducing debt could suck the region into a downward spiral that would threaten the global economy.
The think-tank’s economic forecast is bleak.
It predicts the eurozone’s economy will shrink by 0.1% this year, and expects unemployment to hit a new record of just over 11% of the working population…