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Europe might possibly be saved if the euro is trashed, Maastricht is rewritten, or the ECB were made transparent.
Unlike LePen, 5*MV is willing to threaten a referendum to exit the currency_in order to reform it -and junk austerity-_
And only if that doesn't make Germany rethink its beggar-my-neighbour attitude, then -and only then- stage 2, Italexit.
What Trump's doing is accelerating the EU's demise, as the quality of leadership, and the revolving door between lobbyists and parliamentarians have made the EU's unsustainability -as is- inevitable.
In some ways the sooner this happens the sooner we can build version 2.0, with the necessary precautions baked in to avoid the problems we suffer from currently.
Right now it's a logjam.

'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 Feb 7th, 2017 at 12:12:50 AM EST
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