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(34,845 posts)
1. A bail out and loads of austerity. Tsipras made things a lot worse.
Thu Jul 9, 2015, 12:52 PM
Jul 2015

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(65,616 posts)
3. For many Greeks that have nothing left and live off the grid
Thu Jul 9, 2015, 01:03 PM
Jul 2015

this will not change anything for them - they already live in destitute. Lenders should not be guaranteed any return when they commit fraud and abuse the monetary system. Should go both ways and not just one way.

Nye Bevan

(25,406 posts)
4. Tsipras caves enough for a deal to be struck.
Thu Jul 9, 2015, 01:07 PM
Jul 2015

Those on the left of his party won't accept it, however, and it fails in parliament. Another, final referendum is called but with clear choices this time: take the deal, or leave the Euro. The people vote to take the deal.


(3,660 posts)
5. Depends
Thu Jul 9, 2015, 01:23 PM
Jul 2015

70% Greece finally realizes they need money more than one-upmanship against the only group left willing to give them any, and they finally get serious about tax avoidance and benefits abuse, to slowly start getting their fiscal house in order while dribbling back at least some of what they borrowed and frittered away. Bonus points if the EU creditors also admit their hands are dirty too , cancel the silly military contracts and let Greece spend money on things that will actually benefit them.

30% Greece's leaders think with that uniquely damaging combination of ego and spite and walk away from their only possible source of euro largesse, move to drachmas that will be utterly worthless outside Greece and wheelbarrowload per loaf inside it within a year, then get taken over by RW military strongmen and become a nativist pariah for years until democracy movements finally organize THEN go back to 70% as above.

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