Euroland “Austerity”

While the EU lurches from one crisis to the next, we hear much about “austerity”. I use sarcastic quotes because anyone who has been paying an iota of attention to the circus that is the EU realizes that “austerity” is just a weak cover for tax increases, not government spending cuts. When nonsense such as:

all come to an end, then maybe we can think about removing sardonic quotes from “austerity”.

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