‘We support Greece’: 300 intellectuals call on Europe to solve debt issue

300_economistsThree hundred intellectuals from all over the world co-signed a letter expressing their support for Greece calling on Europe and the IMF to respect the decision of the Greek people in the elections of January 25.

In the letter published at mediapart.fr, the signatories call on Greece’s partners to “to respect the decision of the Greek people and begin good faith negotiations with the new Greek government to resolve the debt issue.”

The letter was published under the title “We support Greece and Europe”.

Some of the 300 signatories:

  • Elmar Altvater (FU, Allemagne)
  • Philippe Askenazy (CNRS, France),
  • Clair Brown (University of California, Berkley, Etats-Unis)
  • Dorothee Bohle (Central European University, Hongrie)
  • Giovanni Dosi, (Pisa Institute of Economics, Italie)
  • Cédric Durand (Université Paris 13, France)
  • Gerald Epstein (UMASS, Etats-Unis)
  • Trevor Evans (Berlin School of Economics and Law, Allemagne)
  • James Galbraith (University of Texas at Austin, Etats-Unis)
  • Gaël Giraud (CNRS, France)
  • Stephany Griffith-Jones (Columbia University, Etats-Unis)
  • Laura Horn (Roskilde University, Danemark)
  • Robert Jessop (University of Lancaster, Royaume-Uni)
  • Steve Keen (Kingston University, Royaume-Uni)
  • Marc Lavoie (Ottawa University, Canada)
  • Tony Lawson (Cambridge, Royaume-Uni)
  • Dimitris Milonakis (University of Crete, Grèce)
  • Andreas Nölke (Goethe University Frankfurt/Main, Allemagne)
  • Dominique Meda (Paris Dauphine, France),
  • El Mouhoub Mouhoud (Paris Dauphine, France)
  • André Orléan (EHESS, France),
  • Henk Overbeek (VU University Amsterdam, Pays-Bas)
  • Mario Pianta (University of Urbino, Italie)
  • Alfonso Palacio Vera (Computense University of Madrid, Espagne)
  • Anwar Shaikh (New School for Social Research, Etats-Unis)
  • Jacques Sapir (EHESS, France)
  • Robert Wade (LSE, Royaume-Uni)