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#ThisIsACoup: Global Anger Erupts Over Germany's Harsh Austerity Demands
A list of draconian new austerity demands handed to the Greek government in Brussels Sunday ignited a global backlash against Germany, German Prime Minister Angela Merkel and finance minister, Wolfgang Schaeuble. #ThisIsACoup became the top trending hashtag on Twitter worldwide - and is #1 in...
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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers his speech during the plenary session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France on Wednesday, July 8, 2015. News
Tsipras to EU: Greece's Days as 'Laboratory for Austerity' Are Over
In a speech before European Parliament, Greek Prime Minister says, 'We want an agreement that will give a final end to the crisis and show there is light at the end of the tunnel.'
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On Brink of 'Irreparable Split' Between Rich and Poor Nations, European Leaders Scramble
Emboldened by anti-austerity referendum, Tsipras to address European Parliament on Wednesday
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Only Thing Now Certain in Greece: Austerity's Failure, Debt's Destruction
As latest developments spur anxiety in a nation crushed by debt, critics rail against Troika's attack on democracy and destruction of Greece
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EuroZone Profiteers: How German and French Banks Helped Bankrupt Greece
Alexis Tsipras, the prime minister of Greece, has called a national referendum this Sunday to call the bluff of the European Union and International Monetary Fund who are trying to force his country to accept severe austerity in return for effectively rolling over much of the countries’ debt. Today...
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Europe’s Attack on Greek Democracy
NEW YORK – The rising crescendo of bickering and acrimony within Europe might seem to outsiders to be the inevitable result of the bitter endgame playing out between Greece and its creditors. In fact, European leaders are finally beginning to reveal the true nature of the ongoing debt dispute, and...
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Anger Aimed at Troika's Ruthless Neoliberalism as Greece Exit Looms
With banks shuttered, capital controls in place, and democracy under threat, the world's eyes turn toward what the Greek people will decide
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Greece on the Edge: Bailout Extension Rejected, But Referendum Still On
Future of financial assistance deal now put to a popular vote as Tsipras says creditors' deal 'clearly violate the European rules'
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Greece 'Shoved Over Red Line' as IMF Pushes Even Harsher Cuts
Syriza leader accuses European lenders of capitulating to "special interests" with unreasonable demands
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The 'Big No' Looms as Greek Clash with Troika Reaches Boiling Point
Greek Central Bank warns of 'Grexit' from eurozone, while PM Alexis Tsipras vows not to accept austerity
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