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Athens: Troika Team Chased & Harassed by Municipality Workers

This is the third incident within 24 hours and I slowly believe, representatives and technical teams of the so-called Troika, Greece’s lenders from the IMF, the EU and the ECB, should start thinking to change their suits with some knight armor like in the good old Middle Ages*. Earlier on Tuesday, municipality …

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Athens: Trolley Work Stoppage, Oct 3/2012

Workers at Athens Trolley will launch a work stoppage form 10 am to 4 pm on Wednesday, October 3rd 2012, so personnel can attend the general meeting of the trade union. Workers of Athens Metro, Trolley and urban train HSAP/ISAP plan rolling strikes in order to protest the upcoming austerity package …

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Greece in Recession? Consumer Prices Rose 6.8% August 2011-2012

Remember our recent article on the 19 reasons why consumer prices in Greece remain high despite the economic crisis? According to latest data from the EUROSTAT prices not only did not drop but on the contrary:  they went up by 6.8% between August 2011 and August 2012.               Despite recession, Greece …

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Athens: Students Protest Halted Transport Service to Public Schools

With drums and harmonicas, students of public music high schools launched a protest against the cancellation of their transportation to schools.  Students, parents and teachers gathered in downtown Athens and marched to Greek Parliament playing music, singing and chanting slogans. “Music Schools are not Games for the Politics” said one banner, featured …

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