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This is insane, (yet still better than the status quo).
Why not start with Greece, Spain and Italy?

'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 Sat Aug 5th, 2017 at 01:05:34 AM EST
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Nobody is stopping them, but land prices and corruption.

keep to the Fen Causeway
by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Sat Aug 5th, 2017 at 07:04:14 AM EST
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And austerity.

Spain was building large thermal solar. Austerity killed the industry.

by fjallstrom on Mon Aug 7th, 2017 at 10:36:03 PM EST
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Rajoy killed the project in the name of austerity. But austerity is often about not doing SOME things that SOME wealthy an influential people don't like. Spaniards can clarify - hopefully.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Tue Aug 8th, 2017 at 12:34:18 AM EST
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