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楼主: 布拉格之春

Hungary and Poland would be insane joining the Eurozone

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 楼主| 发表于 2017-8-14 12:21:06 | 显示全部楼层
Conclusion

The underlying argument driving the former Hungarian Finance Minister’s drive to join the Eurozone is that he doesn’t like (or trust) the current ruling polity.

So, in the end, it is just an ideological dispute and he thinks it would be better having policy determined in Brussels, Frankfurt and Washington and being unaccountable to the democratic process within Hungary.

The sad repetition of the standard neo-liberal line that democracy cannot be trusted so you need authoritarianism (disguised as the ‘free market’) to progress.

Hungary might be in the doldrums now – but just wait for what would happen if it was in the EMU and the neo-liberal authorities decided it was to be the next Greek lesson.

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