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Comment: Re:Yes to Brexit (Score 2) 294

They are trapped in a system of expensive debt in hands of the richer

Nobody made them borrow it. And nobody made them waste it when they did borrow it.

out of which they can't devaluate themselves, since they share the same currency.

You can't devaluate [sic] yourself out of debt, unless the creditor is stupid enough to denominate it in a currency that you have control over, in which case he's said "you owe us a million dollars times x, for whatever value of x you feel like".

Comment: Re:Yes to Brexit (Score 2) 294

The problem with that argument is that the economic condition enjoyed by the stronger nations is built upon the exploitation of the poorer ones.

Odd, because conventional wisdom is that German success was down to 1) good academic and practical education 2) good industrial relations 3) big picture/long term thinking 4) moderate taxation and 5) hard work.

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