Greece from Postwar Orthodoxy to “Democratic Peronism”

I found this long and persuasive essay about the “democratic Peronism” in Greece and its gradual destruction of the economic future of the country fascinating and convincing. Note the paragraph about the extent of tax evasion in Greece. It is astonishing.


The roots of the present Greek crisis lie in the political transformation of the country during the 1980s. (Disclaimer: Although this post is about Greek fiscal behaviour, I am not taking Germany’s side. Lenders to the profligate are just as culpable as the borrowers.)

View original post 2,713 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.