February 12, 2013

Greece Is Facing a Humanitarian Crisis

Alex Politaki, The Guardian

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The EU's own poverty standards show that Greece is in crisis. But member states won't admit their 'bailout' was to blame.

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TAGGED: Eurozone, Europe, Greece


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