Editorial EDITORIAL

Real issue still unsolved

COMMENT

One could say all’s well that ends well in reference to the agreement reached on Greece’s debt. Of course all of this could have happened a lot earlier if the country had not been thrust into such a damaging and expensive adventure in 2015.

Because of the government’s tall tales about “tearing up the memorandums” and empty promises for a hefty debt write-off, Greece’s recovery was set back at least three years, at an enormous cost to the average citizen.

Nevertheless, the debt was never the biggest issue; getting the economy on track to growth is. The economy will continue gasping for air until it is revived with a powerful boost, which the present government is in no position to provide because of its ideological fixations and its reliance on unions and lobbies.

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