Book notes: European Spring, by Philippe Legrain


Philippe Legrain, European Spring: why our economies and politics are in a mess, Curtis Brown, 2014, 484 pages

When the Greek people voted Syriza, a far-left party that has promised an end to five years of austerity cuts, into power on January 25, European leaders responded in predictably stern fashion. France’s president François Hollande said commitments “must be honoured” while UK prime minister David Cameron warned that hesitancy to do so may rekindle the eurozone crisis. Jens Weidmann, the

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