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“The Powers That Be Have Looted Everything.” Greek Farmers Fight Riot Police With Shepherd Crooks

The economic and social disintegration of Greece used to be big news. However it’s largely been overshadowed by the migrant crisis, and the American media hardly reports on Greece anymore. If you’ve been out of the loop, allow me to get you caught up on the financial situation in that country, by giving two answers […]

How Many Euro Crises Will This Make? It’s Getting Hard To Keep Track

Submitted by John Rubino via, Every few years, it seems, one or another mismanaged eurozone country falls into one or another kind of crisis. This leads to speculation about the end of the common currency, which in turn spooks the global financial markets. Then the ECB conjures another trillion euros out of thin air, […]

“Social Explosion” Begins In Greece As Massive Street Protests Bring Economy To A Fresh Halt / by Tyler Durden / 11/12/2015 07:46 -0500 One thing that became abundantly clear after Alexis Tsipras sold out the Greek referendum “no” back in the summer after a weekend of “mental waterboarding” in Brussels was that the public’s perception of the once “revolutionary” leader would never be the same. And make no mistake, that’s exactly […]

Varoufakis Releases Full List Of Public Speaking Fees To Mute “Greek Outrage” At “self-Enrichment Drive” / by Tyler Durden on 10/28/2015 12:30 He may no longer be antagonizing Djisselbloem and the Eurogroup of finance ministers with his inexplicable adherence to practical mathematics, but former Greek fin min Varoufakis remains firmly in the global media spotlight. Case in point, over the weekend, the Sunday Times unleashed the latest so-called scandal involving […]

Tsipras Wins Reelection in Low Turnout, Same Coalition to Govern; Rule Number One / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Monday, September 21, 2015 1:23 AM Syriza party leader Alexis Tsipras who resigned in the wake of his cave-in to the troika is back in office following Sunday’s snap elections. The election was supposed to be extremely close, but it wasn’t. Greek polls are notoriously unreliable. Tsipras won his first election […]

Greece Votes: Syriza Set To Win But Neo-Nazis Top Among The Unemployed by Tyler Durden on 09/20/2015 12:23 Three months ago, when Greece held a dramatic referendum on the conditions of the country’s third bailout program, the world couldn’t get enough. Whether right or wrong, investors had come to believe that the fate of the financial universe hinged on the outcome of Greece’s fraught negotiations with creditors […]

Another Black Swan? Syriza Outcasts Form New Political Party, Will Push For Grexit / by Tyler Durden / 08/21/2015 10:11 Once upon a time, Panagiotis Lafazanis had a plan to save Greece. On July 14, just two days after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sold out the Greek referendum “no” vote by agreeing to a shockingly punitive bailout deal in Brussels, Lafazanis convened a meeting of Syriza party “rebels” at a […]

Syriza’s Tsipras Resigns, With Hopes to ‘Reboot’ Syriza In Snap Election / AUGUST 21, 2015 In an unusual move by Greece’s PM, Syriza’s leader Alexis Tsipras, a brief power vacuum has now been formed in Athens. Will Tsipras be allowed to continue leading his party and country by winning back a mandate from the Greek people? Or have the bankers of Brussels finally crushed the spirit […]

Europe’s Crisis: A Dutch Perspective / Michael Noonan / August 15, 2015 The post below was lifted from the Wealth Watchman blog.  It is by a guest writer identified only as Hugo.  There remain many who cannot latch onto the idea of a New World Order being formed, [we think almost completed] by a tiny fraction of people called the […]

“We Should Admit This Isn’t Going To Work”: One Country’s Grim Assessment Of Greece’s Future / by Tyler Durden on 08/09/2015 13:58 On Saturday, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung reported that Greece’s creditors – the “quadriga” as it were – had agreed on the terms to be imposed on Athens in return for an ESM rescue package worth some €86 billion. The 27-page draft MOU is “substantial and far reaching,” and includes […]