Greece and Britain. Two nations once on the opposite sides of the labour market sanity, EU subsidy and pro-americanism lines; now brought together by debt. Both are on the top of the IMF's death list. Both have recently kicked out their latest governments. Turns out, my two homelands now have one more thing in common. The suspicious absence of our ex-PMs, respectively Kostas Karamanlis Jr. and Gordon Brown, from Parliament.