Thursday, 9 October 2014

Heartland of austerity?

Angela Merkel is sometimes accused of belonging to the 'Swabian house wife' school of economics. (For readers not familiar with regional stereotyping in Germany: Swabians are often depicted as excessively frugal.). However, it seems that real Swabians are a lot more open to critical perspectives on frugality. Local SWR radio did this review cum interview of the German edition of Austerity.

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