In 2001 Argentina announced it was going to restructure its international debt, thereby triggering the biggest default in history. Twelve months later Argentina was registering record economic growth. What lessons can countries like Greece, Spain and Ireland learn from the Argentine experience?
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The creation of a common currency was supposed to unify Europe; instead it threatens to blow it apart. Why hasn’t a solution been found for the troubled currency?
Labor’s recent drubbing in NSW and Queensland and its likely loss at the next federal election cast a cloud over the party’s future. Rear Vision plots the story of the ALP to see why it - along with some other well-known labour parties - is struggling.
Professor Stuart Macintyre, Ernest Scott Professor of History, University of Melbourne
Associate Professor Frank Bongiorno, Associate Professor in History, Australian National University
Dr Clare Griffiths, Senior Lecturer in Modern History, University of Sheffield
Associate Professor Stephen Robertson, Department of History, University of Sydney