Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Greece: Anti-Austerity Anger

Filed under: Economy — by Will Kirkland @ 8:49 pm
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From Link TV


Protests have erupted in the Greek capital with thousands of people joining strike action over the prospect of more budget cuts. Unions say the economy is being driven downwards by the government. Greece’s EU partners are also frustrated but they blame the government’s failure to implement reforms. Despite all night talks with the “troika” of lenders, the EU, IMF, and the ECB, Greece’s Finance Minister, Evangelos Venizelos, said more time is needed to agree on the right package.

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