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Stephen Hill is a businessman who has been published on classical economics and on European philology and philosophy.
Today, the presidency of the dysfunctional EU has passed to Cyprus. Who? What? You’re kidding? No, you’re bonkers!
Have you noticed how anyone who supports the euro or thinks it’s the answer to anything inevitably ends up to be seen as an errant fool?
The Greek elections are almost irrelevant as soon as they are over: Greece is bust, whether it is inside or outside the eurozone
It is impossible to imagine a bigger balls-up than the Spanish banking fiasco and the EU’s attempts to sort it out
The eurozone has descended into a bunfight, and none of the politicians apart from one can see the wood from the trees
Was it further proof that God is actually an Englishman and that he should get out of the eurozone as soon as possible and get back to having his own currency?
Hollande wants to blow up the FiskalPakt as though it was old ordnance left over from the last German conquest of Europe’s economy
Until now the crisis pre-baked into EMU has been economic, but last week it became political
There is only one way for the eurozone to be saved, and that is for Germany to pay for the gain it has got from the eurozone by transfers to the PIGS.
With the Eurozone debt crisis ongoing, the US jobs market flagging, a potential hard landing in China, a possible Israel-Iran standoff and nuclear North Korea flexing its muscles, the all-clear has not sounded yet. Keep your tin-hats and gas-masks handy well into 2013, and maybe beyond.
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