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speaking from a PIIG country, that's exactly what 'austerity' feels like, having a pillow forced down over the economy, complete with muffled dulcet tones of reassurance that this will bring an end to the pain.

'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 Tue Mar 13th, 2012 at 05:15:04 AM EST
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