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Killing Greece and the European Project

Paul Krugman, The New York Times. Suppose you consider Tsipras an incompetent twerp. Suppose you dearly want to see Syriza out of power. Suppose, even, that you welcome the prospect of pushing those annoying Greeks out of the euro. Even...

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EU-28 Summit on Greece Increasingly Likely This Week

The likelihood of a full EU summit this Sunday is growing as Eurozone leaders are still (as of 22:00 local time) discussing Greece at an emergency summit in Brussels. German weekly Der Spiegel reports that Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...

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Angela’s Ashes: How Merkel Failed Greece and Europe

Angela Merkel relishes her reputation as queen of Europe. But she hasn’t learned how to use her power, instead allowing a bad situation to heat up to the boiling point. Her inability to take unpopular stances badly exacerbated the Greek...

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A Way Out for Greece

The Greek crisis is a tragedy for the country and a danger for the world economy. Germany is demanding that Greece continue to service its debts in full, even though Greece is clearly broke and the International Monetary Fund has...

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He has sucked your blood for 5 years…now tell him NO…

German Finance Minister Wolfang Schaeuble is depicted on a pro NO poster that reads ‘five years he sucks your blood now tell him NO’, as presidential guards march in central Athens, Greece, 02 July 2015. Greek Prime Minister Tsipras remained...

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