Against the Troika: Crisis and Austerity in the Eurozone by Costas Lapavitsas, Heiner Flassbeck

By Costas Lapavitsas, Heiner Flassbeck

At the twenty fifth January 2015 the Greek humans voted in an election of ancient importance—not only for Greece yet in all probability all of Europe. the novel occasion Syriza was once elected and austerity and the neoliberal time table is being challenged. by surprise it sort of feels as though there's an alternate. yet what?

The Eurozone is in a deep and lengthy concern. it really is now transparent that financial union is a ancient failure, past repair—and under no circumstances within the pursuits of Europe’s operating people.

Building at the monetary research of 2 of Europe’s best thinkers, Heiner Flassbeck and Costas Lapavitsas (a candidate status for election on Syriza’s list), opposed to the Troika is the 1st e-book to suggest a strategic left-wing plan for the way peripheral nations might go out the euro. With a metamorphosis in executive in Greece, and looming political ameliorations in international locations reminiscent of Spain, this significant intervention lays out a thorough, anti-capitalist programme at a serious juncture for Europe. the ultimate 3 chapters provide a close postmortem of the Greek disaster, clarify what should be discovered from it—and supply a potential alternative.

Against the Troika is a pragmatic blueprint for genuine switch in a continent wracked via drawback and austerity.

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Numerous translations, including those in the Loeb series; Talbert (1988). 17. For the intellectual context of Plutarch cf. E. L. Bowie in Finley (1974), 166–209. Studies of Plutarch’s Lives generally neglect his treatment of the Hellenistic period. 18. Translations by Shuckburgh (1889) and Paton (1922–7); see Walbank (1972), (2002), and his commentary (1957, 1967, 1979). 19. Translations in de S´elincourt (1972) and (with omissions) Bettenson (1976); commentaries by Briscoe (1973) and (1981). 20.

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See 31. 13. See 57 ch. 52. 14. 1–9). 15. See 28, 42. 16. See 35. 17. See 33. 18. An error: the nearest known eclipse of the sun dates from August 310. 19. See 57 ch. 54. 20. See Bagnall (1976), 39–42 and 273. 21. See 26 n. 1, 35, 37. 22. See 33. 23. See 56. 24. See 41. 25. The future Ptolemy II Philadelphus; cf. 257. 26. 3–6). 27. See 42. 28. See 44, 57 ch. 54. 29. See 47. 30. See 44, 57 ch. 54. 31. This refers to the campaign which led to the defeat and death of Antigonus at Ipsus; see 54, 56, 57 ch.

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