[Marxism] Obama helps screw Greek workers

Andrew Pollack acpollack2 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 12:18:25 MDT 2015


forgot to mention: Dragasakis is the right-wing economist who Kouvelakis
mentions in the Jacobin interview as the leading force in pushing Syriza to
accept troika et al. terms.

On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 2:14 PM, Andrew Pollack <acpollack2 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> You can be sure liberals will be hailing this as proof of Obama's good
> will and progressive politics, rather than an interimperialist maneuver, or
> as a slicker imposition of austerity and misery. From the Guardian's live
> update:
>
> "Greece’s deputy PM, Yannis Dragasakis, has credited Washington with
> helping to get an agreement with creditors which includes a commitment to
> consider debt relief:
>
> "Speaking before tonight’s vote, Dragasakis said:
>
>  “I have to publicly thank the U.S. government and Mr.(President Barack)
> Obama as without their help and persistence that the deal has to include
> the debt issue and development horizon we might have not succeeded,”
>
> — Stavros Kallinos (@StKallinos) July 15, 2015
> <https://twitter.com/StKallinos/status/621210031380426752>
>
> *DRAGASAKIS SAYS AGREEMENT WASN'T A DEFEAT FOR GREECE
>
>
> http://www.theguardian.com/business/live/2015/jul/15/greek-crisis-mps-bailout-imf-debt-relief-alexis-tsipras-live#block-55a60e61e4b07f297df2ffb5
>



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