Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced commentators and journalists. Alan is the founder of Eureka Report, Australia’s most successful investment newsletter, and Business Spectator, a 24-hour free business news and commentary website. He also hosts Inside Business, a half-hour Sunday programme on the ABC, is the finance presenter on the ABC News - and producer of the nightly graph (or two).
The human fallout of the global financial crisis has reached worrying proportions in Europe, with a quarter of the union's citizens now facing poverty risk. And these figures likely underestimate the extent of the problem.