Athens’ ritual humiliation was a cautionary tale for Leftists in the Mediterranean but it won’t be enough to kill them off just yet
A pre-revolutionary fervour is sweeping Europe.
“The atmosphere is a little similar to the time after 1968 in Europe. I can feel, maybe not a revolutionary mood, but something like widespread impatience”.
These were the words of European council president Donald Tusk, 48 hours after Greece’s paymasters imposed the most punishing bail-out measures ever forced on a debtor nation in the eurozone’s 15-year history.
Pic is Berlin 1919.