Icarus mellesinidis — he’ll call live from Greece to the 646 number. In Athens, Greek Olympic gold medal champion looks at live unfolding events as Greeks are now restricted from withdrawing money from their ATMs. Also, Jason Crow, and James Henry.
Henry is former chief economist at the international consultancy firm McKinsey & Co. He is now senior fellow at the Columbia University Center for Sustainable International Investment.
He said today: “Several noted economists — including Joseph Stiglitz and Paul Krugman — have said that what the EU is doing to Greece makes no sense from an economic point of view. And they’re right, it doesn’t from an economic point of view — but it may from a political point of view.”