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If there are going to be austerity measures taken by the Greek government, the Greek people seem determined to ensure that everyone shares in the sacrifice.

Anything else wouldn't be ... democratic. And the Greeks do know a thing or two about democracy.

'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 Thu Jun 30th, 2011 at 09:20:59 PM EST
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