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Posts on October 2012
Greece and the euro: The flight of Icarus
If some of the myths that are perpetuated about the Greek crisis are to be dispelled then it’s vital that we improve our understanding of the factors that contributed to the current economic collapse.
Contributor: Nick Malkoutzis
Categories: Politics (367), Economy (314), Greece (469)