Tag: Euro

Ancestral voices

My three-decades old fear which has never abated, that the Euro would end in tears war in western Europe, is sharpened by two comments below Ambrose Evans Pritchards’ blogpost about Ancient Greek wars. First, Achilles-Rage (my emphases in both comments): Every Greek…

It’ll end in tears. If we’re lucky.

The stitch-up fiscal union proposed by Merkozy (cf. Élysée Treaty) is merely a relaunch of the existing Stability and Growth Pact but this time with the teeth and claws necessary to force compliance by defaulters like France weak economies like Greece, nations…