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John Ward – Debt Crisis Disinformation : Isn’t It Time To be More Beastly To Berlin? – 29 August 2012

Lovers of liberty should beware of Greeks bearing too many burdens

Most days here at The Slog, I get 15-20 emails from Greece. About half are from regular sources, and the rest are from people who’ve heard about (or found) the Slog via its posts about the Greek debt crisis. They go right across the political spectrum, but they all describe pretty much the same social situation: evasion of tax and justice by the rich elites, abject poverty among many who are ill or old, and a growing hatred of the corrupt political set which has brought a sword of Damocles down on their country. Continue reading