Skip to main content

Greece's creditors gone completely insane!


We start to believe seriously that some kind of paranoia has taken over the unholy Troika of Greece's creditors. While the German sado-monetarists insist that the IMF mafia should remain in the Greek program, the IMF has set new conditions: it wants Greece to continue cuts and austerity even after the end of the cruel agreement (third memorandum) between Greece and its creditors (EU Commission, ECB, IMF), meaning, even after 2018!

From chelorg.com :

Greece’s Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos made against the requirements of the IMF legislation to adopt additional cost-saving measures for the period after 2018 the third of the assistance programme.

[...]

For its part, the international monetary Fund declares that it will fully participate in the program of lending to Greece, that is, to provide not only consultative, but also credit support, if Greece would agree to a number of new reforms for the period after 2019. The IMF believes structural reforms are needed in the labour market, pensions and taxation. «The IMF wants at present to legislate measures for the period after the program. It departs from the democratic culture in Europe. It is impractical to require a country participating in the program, to legislate for two or three years in advance what she will do in 2019. We are talking about the commitment that goes far beyond a democratic European framework and the moral values that inspire Europe,» said Tsakalotos.

[...]

Tsakalotos also said that Greece has not occupied most of the time at the meeting of the Eurogroup, and despite the fact that the Finance Ministers of the Eurozone approved the second review of the programme of reform was the General opinion that the Greek economy is recovering faster than expected.

Less than a year ago, the chairman of eurozone finance ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, has stated that “I don’t see any flexibility on the 3.5 percent [of GDP primary surplus] in 2018 because it was one of the anchors of the agreement of last summer. So that’s going to take a huge effort on the part of Greece but I think it can be done,”.

In other words, after six years of orchestrated destruction of the Greek economy through the IMF recipe, the Brussels bureaufascists insisted on 3.5% primary surplus by a devastated economy! Either they are indeed sociopaths, or, the most probable, do not care about any surplus. They just use it to impose further cuts in pensions and salaries, further rise in taxes for the remaining middle class, to the last drop of blood of the Greek economy.

The IMF-adopted policies completely ruined Greece over the last six years, but the Troika sadists want to destroy whatever has left from the country. They want to make an example of Greece. They want to finish the experiment, loot public property, transfer the new conditions throughout eurozone. It is more than obvious now.

Meanwhile, in the newly released archive of 13 million pages by CIA, we found quite an impressive report concerning the IMF changing strategies on debtor countries. The report dates back to 1985, but what is even more impressive, is that, it was predicting an increase of instability in those countries, as well as, methods of reducing potential popular anger. The report was monitoring IMF's changing policy to enforce strict conditions and austerity on indebted countries that could cause political unrest.

We can find plenty of evidence of IMF-directed destruction all over the world since then. So, take a good look on what the IMF means and what the EU has become ...

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Ο πραγματικός λόγος που το καθεστώς Μητσοτάκη επιθυμεί διακαώς την ίδρυση ιδιωτικών πανεπιστημίων παραβιάζοντας το σύνταγμα

 του system failure   Όπως έχουμε ήδη αναφέρει σε προηγούμενο άρθρο , μπορούμε να δούμε τη σημερινή κατάσταση στην άκρως νεοφιλελεύθερη Αμερική, για να καταλάβουμε το βαθμό αποτυχίας του ιδιωτικού μοντέλου στα πανεπιστήμια. Ένα από τα μεγαλύτερα προβλήματα που αντιμετωπίζει σήμερα η Αμερικανική νεολαία είναι τα φοιτητικά χρέη. Πολλοί μάλιστα μιλούν για την επόμενη μεγάλη φούσκα που είναι έτοιμη να σκάσει και που μπορεί να αποδειχθεί πολύ χειρότερη από τη φούσκα των στεγαστικών δανείων που συμπαρέσυρε την παγκόσμια οικονομία το 2008.  Η επιβολή του μοντέλου της ελεύθερης αγοράς στην ανώτατη εκπαίδευση, σε συνδυασμό με ορισμένες ραγδαίες τεχνολογικές εξελίξεις στην αγορά εργασίας, δημιούργησε μια ολόκληρη γενιά ανέργων με πανεπιστημιακού επιπέδου γνώσεις, οι οποίοι δυσκολεύονται όλο και πιο πολύ να βρουν δουλειά ανάλογη των προσόντων και δεξιοτήτων τους. Στην Αμερική τους αποκαλούν πλέον 'hyper-educated poor'. Το όλο και πιο σαθρό αυτό σύστημα βασίζεται αποκλειστικά στο κυνήγι το

Israel is a European Invention & Gaza Genocide Was Made in West, w/ MEPs Clare Daly & Mick Wallace

BreakThrough News   Why does Europe support Israel so much? What does Europe gain from the occupation of Palestine and further escalation across the Middle East? How much of this is Europe following its own interests versus being subservient to US imperial designs in the region, as we’ve seen with Ukraine? Is Europe actually united on this or are there segments of the body politic that disagree with the US and Israel’s imperialist aims in Gaza? Does the EU have any awareness of its own hypocrisy? And are there consequences for those who speak out against the status quo?  

Israeli Cabinet Members Join Event Calling for Ethnic Cleansing & Resettlement of Gaza

Democracy Now!  An Israeli reporter covered a major conference in Jerusalem calling for Palestinians to be removed from Gaza in order to rebuild Jewish settlements. The conference was attended by about a third of the Israeli Cabinet, including Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich and National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir, both of whom have long been involved in the extremist settler movement in the West Bank.    Conference-goers were greeted by a huge map of planned illegal settlements in Gaza, and the atmosphere was joyful and celebratory, in contrast to what Israeli journalist Oren Ziv with +972 Magazine says is a somber atmosphere in Israeli public life following the October 7 Hamas attack. “ This is not just a bunch of extremists; it’s the government, ” adds Palestinian physician and activist Mustafa Barghouti in Ramallah.  

Πώς ο Γκρίνμπεργκ μπορεί να θάψει το καθεστώς Μητσοτάκη

του system failure    Είναι ξεκάθαρο ότι η αναμφίβολη πρωτοκαθεδρία του καθεστώτος Μητσοτάκη οφείλεται σχεδόν αποκλειστικά σε μια άκρως επιθετική επικοινωνιακή εκστρατεία που είχε καταφέρει μέχρι στιγμής να κρύβει κάτω από το χαλί (τουλάχιστον ως ένα βαθμό) τον αυταρχισμό και τη διαφθορά του καθεστώτος, καθώς και τις καταστροφικές πολιτικές που εφαρμόζει.  Και δεν είναι πλέον μυστικό, ότι ο άνθρωπος-κλειδί πίσω από αυτή την εκστρατεία είναι ο Αμερικανός δημοσιοσχετίστας, Σταν Γκρίνμπεργκ .    Όμως καθώς το καθεστώς επαναπαύθηκε στις δάφνες της νίκης των τελευταίων βουλευτικών εκλογών, τα μεγάλα προβλήματα συνέχισαν να συσσωρεύονται και φάνηκε ότι το καθεστώς είτε δεν ήθελε, είτε δεν μπόρεσε να τα αντιμετωπίσει. Έτσι, είδαμε σε σύντομο χρονικό διάστημα να έρχονται τα πρώτα σημαντικά πλήγματα στην πρωτοκαθεδρία του, μέσα από τα αποτελέσματα των δημοτικών και περιφερειακών εκλογών. Παρόλα αυτά, η αλαζονεία των καθεστωτικών στελεχών παρέμεινε αμετάβλητη, καθώς θεώρησαν ότι η τραγωδία των Τ

Omali Yeshitela, Facing 15-Years for “Pro-Russian Propaganda”

Glenn Greenwald 

Israel’s Looming Invasion of Rafah is the “Worst-Case Scenario”

Democracy Now!   The United States, the European Union and countries around the world are warning Israel against a ground invasion of Rafah in southern Gaza. As Palestinian human rights attorney Noura Erakat says: “ This is disproportionate, excessive force that is meant to terrorize a population, ” and “ Israel must stop its genocidal campaign now. ” Erakat also responds to news that one of President Biden’s top foreign policy aides has admitted the administration has made “missteps” in the Middle East, and discusses calls to stop arms transfers under international law to prevent war crimes.

'Clearly a victory for Russia' as ICJ dismisses bulk of Ukraine's terror case against Russia

FRANCE 24 English   The United Nations' top court on Wednesday mostly rejected Ukraine's claims that Russia was financing "terrorism" in eastern Ukraine, saying only that Moscow had failed to investigate alleged breaches. Fernande Van Tets, FRANCE 24’s correspondent in the Netherlands, reports from The Hague on why this ruling is such a victory for Russia.

The truth about Alexei Navalny

Glenn Greenwald / Dangerous Ideas with Lee Camp / The Hill /  

Day 1761: Julian Assange still in prison and under slow-motion execution by the Anglo-American imperialist criminals

failed evolution   On 11 April 2019, the Ecuadorian government of traitor Lenin Moreno, invited the Metropolitan Police into the Ecuadorian embassy in London, and they arrested Julian Assange . Since then, Assange is kept in Belmarsh high security prison in London, without actual charges.   The real reason world's number one political prisoner is still kept in this high security prison, is because he exposed horrendous war crimes carried out by the US imperialists and their allies.   The ruthless Western imperialist regime wants to punish the No1 real journalist in the world and make him an example for any Whistleblower or real journalist who will attempt to expose its big crimes in the future.   And the Anglo-American axis has now become officially a fascist coalition , framed by the rest of its Western pets. UK's Home Secretary Priti Patel, one of the most ruthless ever, decided to extradite Julian Assange to US. No surprise of course. The only question we had in mind is

Study Finds Media Giants New York Times, CNN, and Fox News Pushing for US War in Yemen

by Alan Macleod  Part 2 - Biased Reporting MintPress conducted a study of four leading American outlets: The New York Times , CNN, Fox News and NBC News. Together, these outlets often set the agenda for the rest of the media system and could be said to be a reasonable representation of the corporate media spectrum as a whole. Using the search term “Yemen” in the Dow Jones Factiva global news database, the fifteen most recent relevant articles from each outlet were read and studied, giving a total sample of 60 articles. All articles were published in January 2024 or December 2023. The study found the media wildly distorted reality, presenting a skewed picture that aided U.S. imperial ambitions. For one, every article in the study (60 out of 60) used the word “Houthis” rather than “Ansar Allah” to describe the movement which took part in the Yemeni Revolution of 2011 and rose up against the government in 2014, taking control of the capital Sanaa, becoming the new de facto government. Ma