Sunday, July 5, 2015

Special Report On Greece ( Post One- Morning Coffee Edition ) - July 5 , 2015 - Referendum Day Begins - Overview Of Background information , News And Opinions - Broad Brush !


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Very early post - Election morning !




As expected , Greece fulfilling its civic duties with class and dignity !















The Referendum has begun !






Mostly just another Sunday in Athens so far. Lots of tourists. Lots of police. No unrest.








Today, a no vote means no to austerity, a yes vote yes to Europe. No matter the result, Greeks want to keep Euro AND are broken by recession






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Greek Referendum via
Polls Open: Midnight (EDT) Pols Close: Noon (EDT) First Prelim Results: 2:00 pm (EDT)







News & views - broad brush .....




Greece's GDP collapse is among the worst advanced economy falls since 1870 h/t .











Excellent commentary by - Getting to yes in Greece: a collection of myths -















Greece divided ahead of referendum to chart new economic course









Social media chatter supporting the "no" vote in Greece has risen sharply -











Greece: The Economist Perspective







Greece’s debt crisis explained









The imagery used by those pressing for "no" in the Greek referendum today is quite effective -











Senior German Official: Nightmare result would be 51%-49% either way









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"If Europe is determined to save the European dream, it needs to start by saving Greece."









food chain Venetis to provide free bread to unemployed, pensioners, poor&large families until banks reopen













EFSF's Regling: creditors are "providing permanent debt relief by having very favorable lending terms"







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Varoufakis tells Mason that since was called he has received very good proposals from Brussels that he would sign (1/2)










Mason: so you have received a proposal you would sign? Varoufakis: yes Mason: where is it V: somewhere in this building (2/2)









Whoever wins Sunday: well of poison between Greeks & Germans will be hard to drain.











German FinMin Schaeuble: Greece Could Leave the Euro ‘Temporarily’







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Merkel's refusal to spend her vast political capital is a quite spectacular failure.










Greeks Vote on place in Euro as banks run dry: What you need to know abot R day.








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Constâncio explains next steps: key is prospect for agreement, more likely if yes win. via