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How to repay Greek debt - have more unemployed?

Today’s New York Times has an editorial on Greece which mentions the major point of the whole debate (my highlighting):

Some of the creditors still seem to feel that a debt is a debt to be repaid in full, and that the Greeks “deserve” punishment for their history of profligate spending and habitual tax evasion.

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Macro

A Deep Contrite Apology to the people of Greece

 A Deep Contrite Apology to the people of Greece

By Shlomo  Maital

      Greece’s new prime minister Alexis Tsipras has been sworn in and vows to lead an anti-austerity coalition.   356 more words

Innovation Blog

Greece Ignites Global Economic, Monetary Debate.

Posted on January 26, 2015

by Jerry Alatalo

A short excerpt from Greek philosopher Plato’s “The Republic”.

Now, if we are to form a real judgment of the life of the just and unjust, we must isolate them; there is no other way; and how is the isolation to be effected? 1,032 more words

Earth Matters

Inflation gone wild: The 5 most extreme cases of hyperinflation

Would you believe that at one point in Hungary’s history, prices of goods could double in just 15 hours? Or that in 1923 Germany a loaf of bread cost 200 billion marks? 908 more words

Economy

#GREECE: Syriza supporters celebrate, leader Tsipras addresses crowd as party leads in Greek election

Published on Jan 25, 2015

Greece’s radical leftist party, Syriza, is leading the country’s parliamentary election and leaving the ruling New Democracy party in second place, according to the preliminary results.

#GREECE

Why I Got My Trip To Athens All Wrong

In October of last year, I went to Athens for the TBEX conference.  Although my children were on a school holiday during the time, I did not take them with me to Athens (much to their disappointment).   540 more words

Family Travel

Goin' surfing

The dark sky created the perfect background effect for this wind surfer…

My Photography