November 9, 2012

The Greek Books Are Still Being Cooked

Jeremy Warner, Daily Telegraph

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This week saw yet more austerity measures voted by the Greek parliament for yet another bail-out that won't be repaid.

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TAGGED: Eurozone, Europe, Greece


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