March 17, 2014

Greece's Desperate Youth

Theodora Matziropoulou, Worldcrunch

The Associated Press

It’s Saturday evening in Thessaloniki, and near my apartment building I’m approached by a young man I suspect is a drug addict. He asks me for money.

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TAGGED: Eurozone, Greece


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Regulation on Yogurt Is Blocking Greek Recovery
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