July 22, 2011

GREECE: Threat Of Widespread, Long-Term Poverty

HAMBURG, Germany / Spiegel International / Europe / July 19, 2011
Greece is tightening its belt -- and the number of people living in poverty is surging as a result. Thousands line up in front of food banks and resort to rifling through rubbish bins. The country's financial crisis is rapidly turning into a social one -- while wealthy tax evaders manage to get off scot-free. Getty Images


Click here to read the report By Manfred Ertel in Athens


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