THE TINY probability that unions will accept the measures for reducing the deficit is causing me great anxiety. I refer to the two-year wage freeze proposed by the finance minister recently as well as those he would be forced to bring at a later stage. I hope the unions will accept nothing.
Only then would the foreigners arrive and force us to put our public finances in order. Only the representatives of the European Commission and the IMF could do it. It is extremely naive for anyone to believe that with the president and the union leaders we have there is the slightest possibility that we will get serious, even now.Read More