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Bernie Sanders Says Oxi Along With Greece

This weekend, Greek voters rejected an deal of economic austerity from the European Union. The deal would have provided some money for Greece in exchange for the transformation of the nation’s economy into a right wing model in which cuts in basic government services would enable repayment of debts.

bernie sanders 2016 greenHere in the United States, Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders spoke in support of the decision made by the Greek voters.

“Instead of trying to force the Greek government and its people into even more economic pain and suffering, international leaders throughout the world, including the United States, should enable Greece to enact pro-growth policies that improve the lives of all of its people, not just the wealthy few. If Greece’s economy is going to succeed, these austerity policies must end. The IMF must give the Greek government the flexibility and time that it needs to grow its economy in a fair way,” Sanders said.

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has had nothing to say about the Greek austerity referendum. Her campaign news has mostly been occupied with listings of endorsements.

Hillary Clinton has found time to comment on a soccer game, but doesn’t have anything to say about the Greek referendum.

In order to find a statement from Hillary Clinton on the imposition of austerity upon Greece by the EU, the Christian Science Monitor had to look back four years, when Clinton was Secretary of State. At that time, Clinton praised the austerity measures, comparing them to necessary chemotherapy.

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6 thoughts on “Bernie Sanders Says Oxi Along With Greece”

  1. Peregrin Wood says:

    Update: The morning after, there is still nothing about the referendum in Greece from the Hillary Clinton campaign. Just soccer.

  2. ella says:

    Perhaps if Greece had been allowed to sell its produce to Russia instead of leaving it to rot, they would have been in better economic condition. Nations which are in such economic straights should not be required to enter into agreements banning trade with another country for the political purposes of a prospering nation. Maybe if Greece withdraws from the Euro zone and returns to the drachma, re-establishes its trade agreements, and reorganizes for prosperity of the Greek people, it will illustrate that was the best policy for them. The blame could rest on irresponsible lending, or lending designed to push a nation ever deeper in debt.

  3. Peregrin Wood says:

    Update: More than 24 hours later, Hillary Clinton is tweeting pictures of berries, but her campaign still isn’t making any statement about the international economic repercussions of the vote against austerity in Greece.

  4. Robert Milnes says:

    Maybe she is preoccupied about whether she is a Zionist target/victim like Donald Trump by having a Jew impregnate her daughter.

  5. Robert Milnes says:

    Maybe she is apprehensive about being made homeless by a ZOG judge.

  6. ella says:

    Perhaps this will give some insight to her thinking about monetary issues in Greece as it pertains to the Euro.
    Even though she has not made any remarks concerning the Greek rejection of a Euro bailout, it does not mean she has not, in the recent past, expressed her beliefs on a similar subject. The proposals of the wealthy lenders of the Euro have been rejected by the Greeks. Perhaps the beginning of being ‘toppled’? Could Hillary believe that it is a good thing, but in her political position not want to make rash statements? Or does she have ‘inside’ information and just not want to spill the beans?

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