NYTimes: Among the most significant features of the plan, a Greek government official said, would be a measure making it easier for the government to lay off some of the many thousands of public sector workers, whose low levels of productivity and high wages are a big contributor to Greece’s debt problem.
USA: "Government workers, especially at the federal level, make salaries that are scandalously higher than those paid to private sector workers."
NYTimes: Another reform high on the list is removing the state from the marketplace in crucial sectors like health care, transportation and energy and allowing private investment.
USA: Obamacare, parity for pedalers, cap and tax... among MANY others.
Are we seeing a pattern yet? Bret Baier's roundtable had a great discussion about this yesterday: