Spiegel Report: 50 Finance and Politics Experts Support Greece’s European Perspective

Spiegel Report: 50 Finance and Politics Experts Support Greece’s European Perspective

A group of 50 finance and politics experts, such as economists, former Prime Ministers and Members of the European Parliament, are sending a strong message to the international political representatives for supporting Greece and not letting it fall into collapse and decadence, according to a Spiegel article.

The article points out that – despite the prevailing opinion of the European North that see Greece outside the Eurozone and maybe the EU as well – a group of 50 famous Europeans are rejecting that probability and call European leaders to prevent that dramatic development. Their message, which was published online, was also signed by former German Finance Minister Hans Eichel, former Italian Prime Minister Juliano Amato and German economist Peter Bofinger.

According to the article, an increasing number of people are expressing the opinion that a possible “Grexit” from the common currency would not notably harm the Eurozone.

“We, on the contrary, believe that Greece’s possible Euro exit would bring a political and financial disaster,” claim the European economists and politicians, adding that the rescue mechanisms do not provide secure protection.

“A possible Euro exit of Greece could cause the collapse of the whole Eurozone, thus leading to a deepening recession and resulting in a new international financial crisis,” note the group of 50, asking from European leaders to give Greece more time along with the chance to return to growth within the Eurozone. They also repeat what is already known, that austerity measures are ineffective and that a financial compromising solution should be found offering Greece space to pay off its loans to the IMF and the European partners.

Most of the ones writing the Spiegel article are members of “The European Council on Foreign Relations” think tank (ECFR), which George Soros is a member of despite his not co-signing the article.

Original German text: “Der Spiegel

  • Aetos

     Posos Foros Mazeuete apo to FPA me 1 apo ta parakato thn ebdomada mono apo
    5,000,000 atoma.Product   Price €  Sales Tax   Tax amount    No of units sold   No of Weeks in Year   Amount of Tax
    Gala         1,50      23%           0,345            5,000,000               52                            89,700,000
    Psomi       1,30      23%           0,299            5,000,000              52                             77,740,000
    Eggs         1,20     23%           0,276            5,000,000              52                              71,760,000
    Voutiro     1,50      23%           0,345            5,000,000              52                              89,700,000
    Tsigara     5,00     23%           1,15              5,000,000               52                           299,000,000
    Nero          0,50    23%            0,115            5,000,000              52                              29,000,000
    Patates 1kg 0,80  23%            0,184            5,000,000              52                              47,840,000
    Agouri         0,30   23%           0,069            5,000,000               52                             17,940,000
    Kafes         1,50    23%           0,345             5,000,000              52                              89,700,000
    Ntomates 1kg 1,50  23%         0,345            5,000,000               52                             89,700,000
    Zampon     1,00      23%          0,23              5,000,000               52                             59,800,000
    Feta 200g  2,00     23%          0,46              5,000,000               52                            119,600,000
    Marouli       0,50     23%          0,115            5,000,000               52                              29,000,000
    Sokolata     1,00    23%          0,23               5,000,000               52                              59,800,000
    Anapsiktiko  1,00   23%          0,23               5,000,000               52                             59,800,000
    Himos           1,50   23%         0,345              5,000,000               52                             89,700,000
    Venzini 1L    1,80   23%         0,745              5,000,000               52                            107,640,000
    ————————————————————————————————————————–
                       22,10   per person per week                                                                 1,429,220,000
    ————————————————————————————————————————–

    If 1,429,220,000 Euros is collected per year on just the items i have listed and calculated above imagine how much money the government collects from the millions of products sold every day, every week, every month, every year.

    And they say the treasury is empty, who are they trying to fool this goes not only for Greece but also Germany and every country around the world.

    The politicians are stealing from the people. Please take note.

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