A writer I know who sends out daily email alerts to subscribers letting them know about new articles reports that practically no one opens emails whose subject line involves the Euro. Americans either have no interest in the subject, or they think the topic is so far over their heads that it’s not worth bothering.
But it is very important, and it is not over your head. You can get up to speed on it very quickly, thanks to economist Philipp Bagus and his short book The Tragedy of the Euro. (Read it free in pdf or epub.)
If you don’t have time for that, there are other options. There’s Andy Duncan’s review of the Bagus book. There’s this