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Europe Spring?

It seems that citizens of the EU are awaking from their slumber. This powerful image, from the Guardian yesterday, shows some pretty untypical protesters.


Many of Cyprus’ problems have been down to the (part of an) island state’s exposure to Greek debt. The EU, the most cumbersome and unwieldy political and economical unit in history is completely incapable of reacting to rapidly unfolding events. Therefore the Cyprus crisis has developed into a hybrid between a pig’s ear and a dog’s dinner.


It’s surely dawned on Merkel and Co that the bailout strategy just isn’t working? And yet they blunder on trying to preserve the myth of European unity and the failed project of the single currency.

The Cypriot Parliament has already given short shrift to the bailout package offered.

I would urge readers to have a look here and here or any number of posts I’ve made predicting where European economies are headed.

However if you’d prefer a satirical look at things try this clip, Made three years ago but still relevant.


One Response

  1. Brilliant!

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