The “eternal return” to a proposal to leave the euro seems to be an irresistable force for some people. A current case in point is Italy, but there are a couple of interesting precedents in the files, like Greece and Ireland.
Greece and the Euro
ATHENS | By Nick Malkoutzis at The Agora | Until a few days ago the only thing connecting SYRIZA and Texas was the lone star on their flags. But, suddenly, the US’s second-largest state seems to have provided a defining moment for Greece’s second-largest party. SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras chose a speech at the University of Texas in Austin on November 4 to put minds outside of Greece at ease with regard to his party’s plans should it come to power after the next general elections.