Sunday, October 7, 2012

A country (or should that be "countries") divided

Australian journalist Eric Ellis writing in The Global Mail, tells it how it (seemingly) is

"Today, Spain has again become a symbol for Europe, but not the one imagined by the continent's federalists. Now it's a model for the EU's own possible unraveling; under economic pressure, its celebrated diversity may become its undoing — revealing the weaknesses of artificial federalism…

Spanish…political patrons will be rescued, some with multi-million-euro payoffs, while their victims have to endure what's shaping up to be a generation of austerity, unemployment and poverty."

Read more here.

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