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The desire to blame Greece for the eurocrisis ensures that the Greek people pay the price, while the elites responsible get away free

Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
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  • Hv Social Pathology. Social And Public Welfare. Criminology
  • Ja Political Science (General)


In the first of two articles on the Greek crisis as a ‘trope’, Daniel M. Knight writes that Greece now finds itself subject to a narrative of blame from the countries of the European north, with the Greek people portrayed as the cause of the eurozone crisis, rather than as victims. He argues that this narrative, alongside new waves of austerity, is helping to create a tangible sense of destitution and persecution among the Greek people.

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