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Greece Is Ripe for Radical Change
The latest draconian austerity measures imposed on the Greek people can be a catalyst to bring about the end of the old system
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Despite Massive Opposition, Greece Passes New Austerity Measures
Years and months of anti-austerity protests in Greece that culminated in a two-day national strike that saw over a hundred thousand people in the streets of Athens on Wednesday was not enough to prevent the ruling coalition government—late in the night—of passing the most recent, and critics say...
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Greece Jumpstarts Week of Protests as General Strike Takes on Austerity
End of austerity cuts as likely as 'Father Christmas'
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Greek People Turn Out to Refuse Merkel's 'Tough Path'
Greek protesters came out in full force in the streets of Athens today as German Chancellor Angela Merkel came and went to discuss further "painful" budget cuts the country will now endure to win favor with EU bankers. Modest estimates put the number of anti-austerity, anti-Merkel protesters at 50,...
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Greek Neo-Nazi MP Assaults Leftist Rivals on Live Television
Today, Ilias Kasidiaris, a spokesman for the far-right Golden Dawn party in Greece, assaulted two separate members of leftist opposition parties during a panel discussion on live television. A public prosecutor ordered the man's immediate arrest after Thursday’s incident. The 31-year-old Kasidiaris...
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'Payback Time': IMF's Lagarde Uses 'Poor Children of Africa' as Cudgel Against Anti-Austerity Greeks
'It's payback time,' says managing director as Greece faces threats
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Greek Voters to Face Month of Eurozone 'Fear-Mongering' to Swallow Austerity
Markets rattled by possible Greek exit from Euro; June elections may spell end of single currency
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Round One to Radical Left, Round Two to Europe?
ATHENS - Kosmas Bitros (29) didn’t "believe in politics and in elections as a way of changing society". Still, he showed up at the ballot boxes for the first time last Sunday to cast a vote against austerity in the Greek national elections. Though he did not identify with one particular party,...
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The Day After: Europe Rejects Austerity
So the voters have voted—in Britain, in France, in Greece, in Schleswig-Holstein—and the markets are tumbling. In Britain, the Tories took a serious beating from Labour in local elections, though Ken Livingston lost in London to Mayor Boris Johnson; their Liberal Democrat coalition partners were...
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Austerity on the Ropes as Greek Voters Punish Ruling Coalition
Parties that passed unpopular belt-tightening measures punished by electorate at ballot box
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