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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Pepe Escobar: "Austerity not a Greek goal''

From Asia Times Online

''All across the Atlanticist West, the corporate media "narrative" depicted the slim victory of the right as a Greek collective decision not to exit the euro, at least for now. The Brussels eurocracy was ecstatic. Then, after a few minutes of financial tiki taka - as in Spain nonchalantly passing the ball in midfield - the God of the Market was back in business.

The notion that the Greek vote is a good step for Europe is as far-fetched as the notion of a military coup in Egypt right before a presidential election won by the Muslim Brotherhood opening a gradual transition towards democracy. ''

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