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This from 2007 by de Gondi:
It appears that the only revolutionary left in Italy is the head of Italian fed reserve, Mario Draghi who insists that workers be paid more.


Keynesianism is intellectually hard, as evidenced by the inability of many trained economists to get it - Paul Krugman
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Jan 21st, 2011 at 11:11:28 AM EST
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With ideas like that he doesn't stand an earthly.

We're fucked.

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Fri Jan 21st, 2011 at 11:23:51 AM EST
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The point is that only Weber clones stand an earthly, so we're fucked in any case.

I mean, is there a German candidate we would like? Weber, Stark and Regling are obviously hawks, though it is unclear whether Regling would oppose having his EFSF give Greece a relatively cheap loan so Greece can repurchase its bonds...

Keynesianism is intellectually hard, as evidenced by the inability of many trained economists to get it - Paul Krugman

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Jan 21st, 2011 at 11:33:05 AM EST
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Well, even the FDP agrees: Brüderle backs big pay rises as economy booms - The Local
Workers hungry to share in the spoils of Germany's booming economy through higher wages have been given encouragement from a surprising place: the country's pro-business Economy Minister Rainer Brüderle.
Now, to talk about a "booming German economy" in October 2010 is a bit too celebratory, but still...

Keynesianism is intellectually hard, as evidenced by the inability of many trained economists to get it - Paul Krugman
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Jan 21st, 2011 at 12:45:32 PM EST
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