Breaking news: A letter is on its way

Breaking news in Greece: Antonis Samaras sent a letter to Lagarde,  Barroso, Draghi and Juncker outlining his general agreement to the bailout plan but including a paragraph about how he will be changing the policy mix to stimulate the economy if elected in February. Is this letter an agreement  when so much is still in doubt?  Germany went ahead… Continue reading Breaking news: A letter is on its way

To sign or not to sign? Is that even the right question?

Politicians are famous for their ability to maneuver with agility through uncharted waters. Their self-preservation mechanism is known to kick in,  allowing them to reach a compromise in order to stay in the game of politics. Taking a rigid stance on an issue that is not only unwinnable but in fact sabotages the end game… Continue reading To sign or not to sign? Is that even the right question?