- Prison Planet.com - http://www.prisonplanet.com -

German euro founder calls for ‘catastrophic’ currency to be broken up

Posted By admin On May 6, 2013 @ 5:24 am In Money Watch | Comments Disabled

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
London Telegraph [1]
May 6, 2013

“The economic situation is worsening from month to month, and unemployment has reached a level that puts democratic structures ever more in doubt,” he said.

“The Germans have not yet realised that southern Europe, including France, will be forced by their current misery to fight back against German hegemony sooner or later,” he said, blaming much of the crisis on Germany’s wage squeeze to gain export share.

Mr Lafontaine said on the parliamentary website of Germany’s Left Party that Chancellor Angela Merkel will “awake from her self-righteous slumber” once the countries in trouble unite to force a change in crisis policy at Germany’s expense.

His prediction appeared confirmed as French finance minister Pierre Moscovici yesterday proclaimed the end of austerity and a triumph of French policy, risking further damage to the tattered relations between Paris and Berlin.

Full article here [1]


Article printed from Prison Planet.com: http://www.prisonplanet.com

URL to article: http://www.prisonplanet.com/german-euro-founder-calls-for-catastrophic-currency-to-be-broken-up.html

URLs in this post:

[1] London Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financialcrisis/10039329/German-euro-founder-calls-for-catastrophic-currency-to-be-broken-up.html

[2] German Opposition Warns of Euro Collapse Dangers: http://www.prisonplanet.com/german-opposition-warns-of-euro-collapse-dangers.html

[3] German Chancellor Merkel Calls For A “New Global Order”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/german-chancellor-merkel-calls-for-a-new-global-order.html

[4] Euro in danger as the Greek crisis deepens and Merkel admits currency is at risk: http://www.prisonplanet.com/euro-in-danger-as-the-greek-crisis-deepens-and-merkel-admits-currency-is-at-risk.html

[5] Merkel, the Red footsoldier: German chancellor under fire over Communist links as image of her in uniform is released: http://www.prisonplanet.com/merkel-the-red-footsoldier-german-chancellor-under-fire-over-communist-links-as-image-of-her-in-uniform-is-released.html

[6] Germany dampens hopes as France warns of euro ‘explosion’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/germany-dampens-hopes-as-france-warns-of-euro-explosion.html

Copyright © 2013 PrisonPlanet.com. All rights reserved.