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Actually it is worth mentioning that Lula himself has never missed an opportunity to slam the IMF and IMF type policies whenever he has had the chance. I.e.:
Lula... urged Portuguese policymakers to reject any austerity measures.  "The IMF won't resolve Portugal's problems, like it didn't solve Brazil's" he told Portuguese reporters on Monday, making the point that accepting an EU-IMF bailout would results in stricter austerity measures which would hamper growth, according to The Washington Post.

The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom - William Blake
by talos (mihalis at gmail dot com) on Mon Feb 18th, 2013 at 10:52:45 AM EST
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