Of interest in the debate about a(nother) Greek financial bailout is Germany’s hard-line stance on the issue – ironic, in some ways, given Germany’s own debt crisis once upon a time:
Thomas Piketty accuses Germany of forgetting history as it lectures Greece – Separate from this topic, a necessity for any extemper is to know who Thomas Piketty is, and the essence of his economic arguments.
From NPR’s Here & Now program: Greek And German Debt: Fair To Compare?
Other considerations on the economic crisis in Greece:
From Here & Now again: Euro, Drachma, Digital Currency – What Will Greece Choose?
The situation in Greece has been a slow-motion crisis that has lasted for years, which suggests that it may well be around during the tournament season this school year.