“Now the European Commission’s own forecasts published on Friday say the continent’s economic woes will continue. …
“Their latest study predicts the eurozone economy will shrink by 0.3 percent this year.
“That’s revised down from November’s outlook, which saw growth of 0.1 percent.
“If politicians and bankers think the single currency crisis has been consigned to the history books, try telling that to unemployed people in heavily-indebted EU countries.
“Greece has an employment rate of 27 percent, whilst Spain is closed behind with 26.9 percent.
“One economist says the EU needs to rethink its economic policies.
“Hans Martens, chief executive of the European Policy Centre, stresses that Europe has taken the wrong way to recover.
“’This is a disaster not only for let’s say the European institutions but also for member states because this is a reminder that they have not done enough they have simply not done enough to stimulate growth and jobs,’ he told euronews.”
My Comment: It is necessary to agree psychologically to the new state of the world (integral, united), the new economy (only reasonable consumption and equal distribution), and new social relations (equal rational consumption). This is what awaits us, regardless of our desires. In this case, ladies and gentlemen, the statistics will not shock you every time.