Handelsblatt's Italian correspondent Katharina Kort had an exclusive interview with Italian politician Beppe Grillo about his ideas for change in Italian politics. The article is in German. However, I have read it and wanted to present a few salient points for discussion.
The outline goes like this:
Headline: French revolution without the guillotine - The Italian election winner Beppe Grillo calls for radical change in Europe.
Purpose: Not to be Prime Minister but to bring about a "radical rethinking" about the economy in Italy and Europe.
Need: Greater transparency and democracy within Europe.
Actions: Online referendum for Euro. Votes on EU treaties and directives and a lot more
Question: Why has only Germany prospered under the euro
Prediction: The northern Europeans will only...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.