jeudi 18 décembre 2008


All the media nozzles are drumming up the prospect of a 'Greek contagion' - the idea, one has to deduce this, that the social discontent in Greece will spread to other parts of Europe like some kind of illness. The language used is, of course, wretchedly ideological. The demonstrations, rioting and destruction of financial targets are not symptoms of a disease, but part of the cure.