Luis Martín

The poisoned chalice

The poisoned chalice

Interview with James Kenneth Galbraith

 Peter Tchir

If you are going to “play the wild and crazy guy” scenario – every once in a while you have to act “wild and crazy”

If you are going to “play the wild and crazy guy” scenario – every once in a while you have to act “wild and crazy”

Announcing a default on the PSI bonds on February 24th could shake up the players

 Luis Martín

“Greece will neither want to leave the euro nor threaten to do so” – Yanis Varoufakis

“Greece will neither want to leave the euro nor threaten to do so” – Yanis Varoufakis

Interview with SYRIZA candidate to the Greek Parliament, Yanis Varoufakis.

Interview with SYRIZA candidate to the Greek Parliament, Yanis Varoufakis.

 Yanis Varoufakis

Crush the Greeks!

Crush the Greeks!

Geithner was the only person in that room of morally enraged Europeans with his eye on the proverbial ball.

The Greek bailout revisited in the light of the Geithner revelations.

 Yanis Varoufakis

If Scotland, why not Greece?

If Scotland, why not Greece?

Why an independent Scotland should get out of sterling, but Greece should not volunteer to exit the Eurozone.

Why an independent Scotland should get out of sterling, but Greece should not volunteer to exit the Eurozone

 Yanis Varoufakis

Johnny (Paulson) Got His Gun (and is aiming at some grim, Greek pickings)

Johnny (Paulson) Got His Gun (and is aiming at some grim, Greek pickings)

John Paulson has invested in Greek banks. Why this makes sense for him even though he knows that they are basketcases

 John Browne

Greece Highlights Germany’s EU Dilemma

Greece Highlights Germany’s EU Dilemma

Germany’s EU dilemma stems from the unwelcome fact that the chronic debt problem of the so-called ‘periphery’ nations, occurred before the EU has secured full sovereignty over its member states.

 Luis Martín

“Cyprus may be forced out of the euro and this would be dangerous” -Michalis Attalides

“Cyprus may be forced out of the euro and this would be dangerous” -Michalis Attalides

Interview with Michalis Attalides.

 Yanis Varoufakis

On the sad algebra of the Greek Debt Buyback

On the sad algebra of the Greek Debt Buyback

At the end of the day, tens of billions of fresh loan tranches will have authored another nasty act in the cruel theatre of horrors that is the Greek bailout.

 Yanis Varoufakis

The Eurozone after the November Eurogroup ‘Greek Deal’: The state of (current) play

The Eurozone after the November Eurogroup ‘Greek Deal’: The state of (current) play

The repercussions of this short-sighted agreement are grave not only for Greece but for the Eurozone, and indeed the European Union, more broadly.

 Luis Martín

Greek window of opportunity

Greek window of opportunity

This election result should be understood as the Greek citizens’ last effort to deliver the democratically-backed “pro-euro” political leadership that Brussels and Berlin have so adamantly demanded.

 Yanis Varoufakis

Greek Election Result: An assessment

Greek Election Result: An assessment

Europe may have got its wish this weekend. Soon, however, it will be reminded, yet again, that the most vengeful god is the one who grants such wishes.

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