Apparent consensus: Eurogroup finance ministers in Brussels are little more than a rubber stamp. Photo: Sander de Wilde/Corbis via Getty Images
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On 24th April 2015, the Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, attended a meeting of his Eurozone counterparts in the Latvian capital, Riga. Believing the gathering to be largely ceremonial, a sop to the Latvian government which held the rotating…
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