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Welcome to the poisoned chalice : the destruction of Greece and the future of Europe

Author: James K Galbraith
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A world-renowned economist offers cogent and powerful reflections on one of the great avoidable economic catastrophes of the modern era. The economic crisis in Greece is a potential international disaster and one of the most extraordinary monetary and political dramas of our time. The financial woes of this relatively small European nation threaten the long-term viability of the Euro while exposing the flaws in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James K Galbraith
ISBN: 9780300220445 0300220448
OCLC Number: 926820855
Description: xi, 213 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Welcome to the poisoned chalice --
Part I. 2010-2014. Europe's crisis : thinking it through to the end --
Greece and the European project --
A question of moral responsibility --
Neither austerity nor growth : solidarity is Europe's only hope --
The victory of SYRIZA is not against American interests / with Yanis Varoufakis --
The United States and Europe : what is going on? --
Part II. 2015. The Greek hope --
A message to Sarah Raskin --
A comment on the way forward --
America must rally to Greece --
Reading the Greek deal correctly --
A great German Greek Grexit game? --
The political level --
A report from Athens --
Does Europe need debt relief? --
Long-term strategy through a realistic lens --
Strategic options --
A further message to Sarah Raskin --
The Greek drama and democracy in Europe --
Notes on the meeting, Varoufakis-Schäuble, June 8, 2015 --
What is reform? : the strange case of Greece and Europe --
What can happen in the next days? --
Bad faith : the IMF and Europe on Greece --
Only the "no" can save the Euro --
Nine myths about the Greek referendum --
What is the matter with Europe? --
Exit made easy --
Greece, Europe, and the United States --
Plan B --
Statement on the Ministry of Finance working group --
A note to the editors at the Guardian --
Death spiral ahead? --
The future of Europe --
What the Greek memorandum means / with Daniel Munevar --
Back to square zero --
A final word : Madrid, October 21, 2015 --
Appendix. A summary of Plan X.
Responsibility: James K. Galbraith.

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"This book . . . written in the heat of the moment, serves as a running commentary on the [Greek financial] crisis. . . . Gives Syriza's take on a story often seen in the Anglophone press through the Read more...

 
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