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Fuck this. This isn't the EU any of us signed up for. http://t.co/sbhp1H5aAE pic.twitter.com/eIQR1o57Lf — James Mackenzie (@mrjamesmack) July 12, 2015 Meanwhile Greece's future is at least in part in the hands of actual Finnish fascists. http://t.co/bl1kLmJvhK pic.twitter.com/vhDMmOl1J3 — James Mackenzie (@mrjamesmack) July 12, 2015 My will to actively campaign to stay in EU in […]

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They absolutely need this if they want to avoid being raped and pillaged by the bankers: IOWA CITY, Iowa (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton on Tuesday joined calls for changes in U.S. bankruptcy laws that would enable Puerto Rico’s public entities to restructure some $72 billion in debt. In Washington, two Democratic […]

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Remember, the U.S. really wants this negotiated, because China and Russia are waiting with bailout funds if Greece leaves the EU — and they really don’t want that. So the battle continues. Ian Welsh: So: the ECB has both decided not to extend any more money to Greek banks AND appears to have increased the […]

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You have to read the entire piece that ran in the Irish Times: It surely doesn’t mean that Europe is proud that little Ireland was forced to bear the cost of a bank bailout put last week by Patrick Honohan, governor of the Central Bank, at €100 billion and rising. At the level of reality, […]

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I’m sure our bankster overlords know what they’re doing, even though Greeks are already picking through the garbage for food: The Greek government approved a new round of public worker layoffs required by the country’s ongoing bailout, affecting25,000 employees. Unemployment in the country is nearly 27 percent, according to the most recent figures, with the youth […]

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Austerity

by Susie An old man publicly kills himself in Greece. The austerity crowd shake their heads and wonder why people don’t appreciate the very hard work they’re doing to keep the bond vigilantes happy! “The occupation government… has literally wiped out my ability to survive, based on a respectable pension which I had paid for […]

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Robert Reich’s advice to the Greek government regarding austerity measures Europe and the IMF are demanding for bailing out big European banks that loaned Greece all that money. Bookmark It

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IMF

Anonymous announces it will hack the IMF for the predatory lending and austerity package for Greece. I can’t say as I’m all that upset… Bookmark It

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IMF to South Africa: If you people insist on being paid a reasonable wage, how are we supposed to attract multinational corporations here to rape and pillage? Go read it, it’s pretty amazing. Bookmark It

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