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Krugman: Global Austerity ‘An Unethical Experimentation On Human Beings’

Paul Krugman doesn’t just think austerity is bad economic policy; the Nobel Prize-winning economist says it’s just plain wrong. “We’ve basically had an unethical experimentation on human beings going on across the world right now,” Krugman told HuffPost Live on Friday. “All these countries are pursuing austerity policies, and in …

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FinMin Secretary: minimum wage in Greece still too high

I love these flat faced guys in grey suits, long political party records and smart advises. General secretary of Finance Ministry Giorgos Mergos shocked Greeks on Tuesday, when he claimed the minimum wage was still too high when compared with other countries. Obviously considering 586 euro gross per month and …

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Thessaloniki: How much tip did Reichenback give to waiters?

Head of EU Task Force Horst Reichenbach, German consul Wolfgang Hoelsche-Obermaier and two friends (or colleagues) enjoyed a wonderful evening in Thessaloniki’s most famous food temple area Ladadika. In fact they enjoyed a fast track,  small food orgy as they managed to stuff themselves vertical, horizontal and diagonal through the Greek cuisine: fish …

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Greek supermarket chain withdraws frozen meals on suspicion of horsemeat

Supermarket chain Carrefour/Marinopoulos removed two products from its deep fridges on suspicion they contain horse meat. The products “Lasagna Bolognese” Carefour, 1kilo and “Cannelloni Bolognese” Carrefour, 600 gr have been manufacturing internationally on behalf of Carrefour by French Comigel. ” French food firm Comigel manufactures the Findus lasagnes found to contain …

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