Episode

7/6 Georgios Giannakopoulos: Greece’s Restoration of Dignity?

July 6, 2015

Historian Georgios Giannakopoulos, explains the stunning results of Greece’s referendum on austerity and the historical events that led up to it. Austerity and the politics of blackmail in Greece.  Why does the Troika continue to impose austerity on Greece when it has proven a complete failure. Why the European Core is undermining the European project. Europe’s democracy deficit. Why did Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resign? Why Greece’s referendum was a smart move for negotiating with the European Union. How Syrizia is in the political mainstream of Greek politics. What happens next and is there a difference between the French and German approach?

On The Fun Half: The trials and tribulations of private jet flying. Chris Christie tells Morning Joe that Rand Paul should be in front of “hearings” if there is another terrorist attack. Rush Limbaugh, defends Donald Trump’s rape comments and says rape does not happen at college campuses. How far can Bernie Sanders go? Bill de Blasio whacks Andrew Cuomo, does this mean Cuomo is about to get indicted?

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