Saturday December 7, 2019

It’s the Greeks who have a gun to their own heads

Brexit/grexit What does it mean for Ireland?

16th May, 2015
Yanis VaroufakisGetty

It is unusual – to say the very least – that the government of an OECD country should put out a press release stating that it had paid the weekly wage bill to its employees. But that’s exactly what Greece’s government did last Friday. And that probably tells you all you need to know about the state of the Greek public finances, and the negotiating strength of the government that’s presiding over them....

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