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It seems the German government has finally publicly accepted what everyone already knew – that Greece will need some kind of further financial assistance after its second bailout programme expires at the end of 2014. German Finance Minister Wolfgang …

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Last week, we noted on this blog that the abrupt closure of Greece’s public broadcaster ERT risked opening a rift in Greece’s ruling coalition – as Prime Minister Antonis Samaras took the decision without the approval of his junior coalition partners, …

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As we’ve noted in the past, a factor that will determine whether the eurozone can hang together in the long term is the extent to which the public in the South begins to see the euro and EU austerity as synonymous. For example, despite everything …

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