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Donnerstag, 16. August 2012

Antonio Lettieri: Mario Monti’s comments on national parliaments reflect the European technocracy’s desire to use the debt crisis as an opportunity to force through further neo-liberal policies

The explanation lies in the fact that the sovereign debt crisis has been considered by the European technocracy and by the large majority of centre-right governments of the Eurozone as a good opportunity to force through neo-liberal policies of “austerity and structural reforms”. This is a political standpoint that is deepening the present crisis, creating recession and unemployment in a vicious circle, which future historians will regard as a telling example of economic and political schizophrenia.

Mein Blog befasst sich in einem umfassenden Sinn mit dem Verhältnis von Wissen, Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft. Ein besonderes Augenmerk richte ich dabei auf die Aktivitäten des Medien- und Dienstleistungskonzern Bertelsmann und der Bertelsmann Stiftung.