On the Italian Prime Minister’s view of austerity

Italy's new Prime Minister Enrico Letta is touted as a man who could change the politics of the EU. The Daily Telegraph in the UK even headlines his initial policy speech as "Italian PM Enrico Letta urges move from austerity to growth". But is that really the case? I don't think it is the case. And I will point to language in his speech for why as I develop a few background issues on Italy.
The last post I wrote on Europe was about the upcoming German elections. And my view here is that the S...

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