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    Counting the Cost - Team Europe

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

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    As Europe's economic woes continue, the latest idea coming from some major economic minds is "teamwork". According to them, there can be no recovery on the continent unless everyone works together. Fixing the problems of one country will not make the Eurozone or currency any more secure. This week on Counting the Cost, we hear from some of those minds: Gordon Brown - the UK's last Labour prime minister was also finance minister for 10 years. He gives us his economic viewpoint, after remaining largely quiet since leaving office; and John Bruton - Ireland's prime minister from 1994 to 1997, the first years of Ireland's massive economic growth. He tells us how this was perhaps the crisis that needed to happen so the hidden flaws in the system could be fixed.