In praise of Europe’s new finance minister

  • 2012-10-03
  • By Michel Verlaine
European politicians simply don’t get it! Indeed, for three years now, they run from one meeting to another, with apparent plans to save the eurozone. Each time the markets recover for a short period of time, then the crisis gets even worse. Their behavior can be compared to treating a hangover with shots of vodka. For a short period of time you feel better, but after that you feel even worse. As politicians have become impotent, their role has been taken over, step by step, by technocrats. For those who believe in the objectivity of the social sciences, this might seem a welcome d...
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