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Robert Farley (Lawyers, Guns and Money, University of Kentucky) and Sean Kay (Ohio Wesleyan University)

On Foreign Entanglements, Rob speaks with Sean about the recent Greek election. Rob asks Sean how the conservative New Democratic Party managed to put together a winning message on austerity, and Sean points out that Greece’s leverage over the EU may be on the decline. Rob wonders whether the European Central Bank is simply trying to break the southern European social democratic model. Finally, Rob and Sean discuss whether the United States can enjoy the luxury of a dysfunctional political system for the foreseeable future. Rob concludes by acknowledging the existence of a blue whale.

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Recorded:Jun 18    Posted:Jun 20, 2012
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Foreign Entanglements | Jun 20, 2012 | Robert Farley & Sean Kay

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