If No Deal for Greece, Exit the Euro? (TRNN-Interview part 2)
PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay. We’re continuing our series of interviews with Heiner Flassbeck on the situation in Greece. And he now joins us from his home in Germany.
Heiner is the former head of UNCTAD and also the coauthor of the new book with Costas Lapavitsas, and the name of the book is Against the Troika: Crisis and Austerity in the Eurozone.
Thanks for joining us again, Heiner.
HEINER FLASSBECK, COAUTHOR, AGAINST THE TROIKA: Thanks for having me again.
JAY: So, in the first part we talked about this idea of creating a coalition of Greece, perhaps with Spain and France, as a way to try to take on Germany’s policy of storing up lots of capital, loaning it to the world, and wanting to make an example out of Greece. Well, the French finance minister, Sapin, he’s made it pretty clear that France isn’t going to play ball, at least according to him. [...]