It's like watching a slow-motion car wreck where you can see what's going to happen ahead of time but there's nothing you can do about it.
And one gets the feeling this is part of the larger, deliberate approach, from a journalistic perspective, anyway. We are being shown that the cold-blooded takedown of a continent of 400 million people is not only feasible it is actually ongoing. Here's more from the article:
The currency area's unemployment rate is likely to rise further in the coming months, since recent surveys indicate that businesses plan to cut jobs in response to an uncertain economic outlook. A survey of purchasing managers released Monday found manufacturing companies trimmed their payrolls for the eighth straight month in September, although at the slowest pace since March.