These cartoons are superb.
This one highlights the ridiculous habit of repeated austerity plans.
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.Einstein nailed today’s dodgy dealings with this quote.
This satiric animation video by Mark Fiore in the USA is called Assaulting Austerity.
By Christoph Dreier:
Conflicts emerge in formation of new Greek government
27 June 2012
The resignation of Finance Minister-designate Vasilis Rapanos and the appointment of Yannis Stournaras have brought to light conflicts in the formation of the new Greek government. One week after the elections, in which a clear majority once again voted against the austerity measures prescribed by the EU, coalition partners cannot agree on how to enforce further social attacks. At the same time, the EU is also increasing its pressure to implement the agreed cuts quickly.
The conservative New Democracy (ND) had the highest vote total at just 29.6 percent, but because of the undemocratic electoral system it was awarded 129 of the 300 parliamentary seats. Although a coalition with the social democratic PASOK would have been enough to form…
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