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'Lazy Greeks myth, red herring in explaining crisis'

3y ago


Peter Mertens, leader of the Workers' Party of Belgium, believes the Eurozone debt crisis is pushing member states towards "a very large number of social conflicts." Mertens told RT that Europe faces three alternatives - saving the euro with "authoritarian measures by taking national sovereignty overnight to the European level", breaking up into "two, three or four Europes", or adopting a socialist model, "where banking system is public, where energy system is public, where there is democracy." He believes Europe needs radical changes to its financial sector. See transcript: Subscribe to RT! Watch RT LIVE on our website Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Google+ RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 500 million YouTube views benchmark.