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Mark Gilbert: Greece's Blazing Saddles strategy isn't working

There’s a scene in the 1974 Mel Brooks movie “Blazing Saddles” where the besieged sheriff points a gun at his own head and threatens to shoot himself if the townspeople threatening to kill him don’t back off. 617 more words

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Ελλάδα vs PI(G)S

Η Ελλάδα δεν είναι ούτε Ιρλανδία, ούτε Ισπανία, δεν είναι ούτε καν… Πορτογαλία. Ο λόγος για τα πρώην PIGS, τα οποία, σύμφωνα με τις τελευταίες αποτιμήσεις του ΔΝΤ και της Κομισιόν, έχουν ανοίξει πλέον τα «φτερά» τους και γίνονται «ναυαρχίδες» της Ευρωζώνης σε ανάπτυξη και εξαγωγές, καλύπτοντας τις εισοδηματικές απώλειες της κρίσης. 6 more words

My Poor Greece

Clive Crook: Instead of helping Greece to its feet, Europe is forcing it to kneel

The brinkmanship over Greece and its debts continues. A meeting of finance ministers in Riga on Friday is likely to pass, like many previous make-or-break moments, without resolution. 929 more words

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Stunned Greeks React To Initial Capital Controls And The "Decree To Confiscate Reserves", And They Are Not Happy

 Submitted by Tyler Durden on 04/20/2015 15:54 -0400

    Earlier today, following weeks of speculation, Greece finally launched the first shot across the bow of capital controls, when it decreed that due to an “
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Mohamed El-Erian: A Greek economic tragedy in 11 acts

With negotiations faltering, the rhetoric intensifying and a daunting payment schedule ahead, there is mounting concern that the latest disagreements over Greece may be more than just another stage in the prolonged repeated game involving that country’s debt drama. 942 more words

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Greece's Football Issues on the Field Parallel the Economic Issues Off the Field

“Europe is self-destructing,” said Polyxeni Konstantinou, a 56-year-old public-sector worker voting in central Athens. “I voted for Syriza because I hope that it will help change the tragic circumstances that now govern Europe. 873 more words