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There are dissenting voices all over Europe but the narrative of hard-working northerners paying for lazy southerners is still going. Until we can change the narrative I remain skeptical about the possibility for a sensible economic policy on Greece. The northern states can not sell what is perceived as "more money to the lazy Greeks" to their electorates.

An example of what happens when a Belgian MP tries to change the narrative, his mic is turned off:

by chumchu on Wed Jul 1st, 2015 at 07:04:10 AM EST

((*youtube Z084m8m1pt0)) without the *.

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman

by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Jul 11th, 2015 at 11:54:23 AM EST
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