Peter G. Prontzos teaches political science at Langara College in British Columbia, Canada.
Articles by this author
Friday, June 24, 2011
Greece at a Crossroads
Now that the Greek government has survived a confidence vote in Parliament, the stage is set for further confrontations in the lead-up to next week’s decision on whether to accept the new “austerity” plan demanded by the “troika” – the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the European Central Bank (ECB), and the European Union (EU). While the origins of the crisis in Greece are many, there are a number of fundamental elements.