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Tag: Austerity Plan


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CEO’s Demand Austerity to Fix Budget, Not End to Corporate Welfare

A group of corporate CEOs that contributed to the burgeoning deficit crisis want the poor and elderly to largely pay for the mess the greedy Wall Street fat cats helped create.

Posted on Nov 26, 2012 READ MORE


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‘Left, Right & Center’: My Big Fat Greek Tragedy

Bankers are bracing for international financial chaos as Greek voters head to the polls to decide on an austerity plan that could kiss the euro bye-bye. But that’s not the only major world event happening, with Egypt’s military tossing the recent Democratic elections aside as it dissolves the country’s parliament.

Posted on Jun 15, 2012 WATCH & LISTEN



AP / Kostas Tsironis

Greek Unrest the Result of Suppressed Democracy

Denied a referendum on crippling austerity measures, Greeks demonstrated Sunday night that if they couldn’t express their opinions one way, then they would do it in another.

Posted on Feb 15, 2012 READ MORE


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Greek Euro









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Papandreou Among the Ruins









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Greek Lessons









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AP / Giorgos Kontarinis / Eurokinissi

In Greece, ‘Fiscal Suicide’ Was Not an Option

Despite thousands of protesters’ fierce opposition to the PM’s austerity plan and with calls of “traitor” ringing in their ears, members of the Greek Parliament voted Wednesday in favor of economic solvency rather than popular opinion. (more)

Posted on Jun 29, 2011 READ MORE


Ten and Out?









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Greek Austerity Protests









Posted on Jun 19, 2011 ENLARGE


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