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Letters to the Editor - Sunday 15 February

15th February, 2015

Shona Murray quotes a ‘senior German figure’ saying that “the Greek state was bankrupt and corrupt and needs to continue its reforms . . . in particular in taxation” (SBP 8/2/15). That may well be what the Germans like to believe their position to be, but perhaps it raises more questions than intended.

The Greek state is an abstract entity and thus cannot really be corrupt. The two factions that have dominated Greek political life...

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