Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
A broad-based civil disobedience movement can have a lot of fun: Don't charge for services (or charge them, but give the proceeds to the unions instead of the employers). Don't clear out garbage from the residences (or even neighbourhoods) of particularly odious banksters. Picket sell-out politicians like you'd do if they were neo-Nazis. "Accidentally" release embarrassing documents and footage. Release cockroaches or termites into your property when it is foreclosed on. And so on and so on.

More risky, both in terms of crackdown and in terms of public support, would be systematically counterfeiting €-Mark notes. This has a certain ideological appeal, since it would simply be rectifying the ECB's unwillingness to do its job and print enough money to cover the €-zone's needs. But the potential backlash is, perhaps, not worth it.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Wed Jun 29th, 2011 at 02:16:59 PM EST
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