Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
As the Economist notes with regularity, the tragedy of France and Germany is that things are not going badly enough to justify "reform" (which is, btw, the core insight of Naomi Klein's "Shock Therapy": that "reform" is only implemented when a big enough crisis, whether natural or man-made (coup, etc...) happens).

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes
by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Mon May 19th, 2008 at 08:01:06 AM EST
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