The Euro Bomb: How a Good Idea Became a Tragedy - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International
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The Greek crisis has revealed why the euro is the world's most dangerous currency. The euro was built on a foundation of debt and trickery, where economic principles were sacrificed to romantic political visions. The history of the common currency is the story of a good idea that turned into a tragedy of epic proportions.