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Greek Conservatives take charge in landslide win

Discussion in 'The NF Café' started by mr_shadow, Jul 7, 2019.

  1. Dragon D. Luffy Moderator

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    Not sure if I see the 10 year difference.

    Sure, I can see some European countries still diving deep into the right but I also think for most of them that already happened. They either became right-wing or they hit a stalemate where the far-right just owns 10-20% of parliaments and is not going much further than that.

    I think there was a critical mass of far-right rise in 2016 and since then progressives have more or less managed to stall the politics status quo. Look at Spain for a country where people simply decided they are too scared of their far-right.

    We are probably going to be stuck in that stalemate for a while though, at least until the left manages to find a way to connect to the poor working class again. Some progress has been made in that front, but in most countries, there's still a lot of work to do.
     
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    I mean, considering your standpoint everything is far-left.
     
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    I don't think anyone can afford to refuse Chinese investment in 2019.

    That's akin to refusing American investment in the 1950s.
     
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    You edited your post, lol.
     
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    I'm very excited about the potential of this government. They focus on much-needed aggressive taxation reduction but still promise to maintain a positive fiscal balance.

    The stated goal is for the Greek economy to grow at a 4% rate for each of the next 4 years.

    What I'm worried about is (1) that the international economic environment will remain positive for the next 4 years and (2) that the government will manage to reduce expenses adequately to avoid falling into deficit.
     
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