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Friday, April 17, 2015

No Love Lost Between WSJ and FinMin Varoufakis!

Varoufakis at Brookings: Greece is replete with malignancies" - but enough about that, let's talk about euro failings again.


Varoufakis talked for 25 minutes, not a single sentence on how he thinks Greece should address "malignancies".


Varoufakis has so far answered 2 questions in 20 minutes, windy recital of his greatest hits. Still no reform agenda.


Varoufakis: "we will compromise but we won't be compromised". Enough of the rhetoric! Tell us what reforms you will actually deliver...


Questioner tells Varoufakis that DC is probably most sympathetic audience he's ever likely to get > true, US now home of radical leftism!


Clear from questions that even "sympathetic" DC audience frustrated by varoufakis lack of specificity. Think he's lost this crowd.


4 comments:

  1. Great tweets. I really love it that Simon Nixon does not mince his words. Thank you, Simon!!
    You made my day.
    Thank you Herr Klaus!

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  2. I don't recall the WSJ offering warning of the dangers of Greece (and others) joining the eurozone; or of undisciplined banking activities globally; or of the seriously damaging austerity programmes imposed in order to save private sector banks. One might be forgiven for concluding that they are a merely a mouthpiece for the self-interest of banks and big business...

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  3. No doubt about the hidden agenda of WSJ.

    H.Trickler

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  4. Simon Nixon @Simon_Nixon
    Questioner tells Varoufakis that DC is probably most sympathetic audience he's ever likely to get > true, US now home of radical leftism!

    So you know, he's not being sarcastic, here. That should tell you what you need to know about the Nixon character.




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