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To fight economic stagnation, pro-growth faction wants liberalization that once fomented revolt.
Europe brussels belgium 2012 3 12

A man holds a smoke flare during a demonstration called by Belgian unions against the new government's austerity measures, in Brussels on December 2, 2011. Euro zone leaders are discussing the possibility of resuscitating a new Bolkestein directive to remove trade barriers in Europe's services sector. Dutch politician Frits Bolkestein devised the plan in 2006 but met heavy opposition.

ERIC LALMAND