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Greek referendum


Greece has voted όχι to austerity!

I’ve seen folk on twitter all doom and gloom and “they’ll regret it tomorrow” but the Greek people are already in shit and can’t really get much deeper. Their thinking is: it’s already bad, it might stay bad for a while but eventually things will get better – on our terms.

I applaud that.

They may need to leave the Euro. They don’t seem bothered by that. They may default on the massive debts european banks gave them despite the knowledge they’d be unable to repay. So what? What are the bankers going to do? Repossess the Parthenon? Remortgage the Peloponnese?

It was a tough choice but they were placed, through the machinations of others, in an impossible position. I applaud the Greek people for the decision they made today.


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