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The only red lines are drawn in the streets.

Practical wisdom and a real take-away.

As the Dutch said while fighting the Spanish: "It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Wed Jun 29th, 2011 at 11:08:03 AM EST
In Greece, the painful start of the first advanced-democracy revolution | Matina Stevis | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

If there are going to be austerity measures taken by the Greek government, the Greek people seem determined to ensure that everyone shares in the sacrifice.

Anything else wouldn't be ... democratic. And the Greeks do know a thing or two about democracy.



'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty
by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Thu Jun 30th, 2011 at 09:20:59 PM EST
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