Sunday July 12, 2020

Ireland should learn from Greece’s folly

The price of Syriza’s vanity project was over €10 billion, and it didn’t have to be that way.

15th August, 2015
A Greek woman at an anti-austerity protest.

It’s hard to believe that last week’s new bailout agreement for Greece has come about so quietly after all the protests and the breathless reporting. The Greek tragedy has finally come to an end.

It was all so needless and counter productive. While common sense has finally prevailed, the Greek people have paid a terrible price for the poor negotiation of their government. The price of Syrizia’s vanity project was over...

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