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Ghost of Christmas Present: PPC cuts power to mother of four

Ignorance? Want? Ugly, mean and greedy little creatures? That was in mid-Victorian England and in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.  In the novel that has touched millions people ever since it was first published in 1843, ‘the two emaciated children” grow up to be adults, Ignorance as adult man in …

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Greeks to be charged with €0,50 so that needy households have electricity

Journalists needed to put a lot of pressure on Environment Minister to reveal who will pay the bill so that needy Greeks will have electricity again. Minister Giannis Maniatis had to admit that the “social policy”, the Greek coalition government generously announced, will be paid by the rest of the …

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HuffPost: “Mommy, take us home and we will never ask for food again”

The dire situation of Greek families facing economic hardship crossed the big ocean and reached the United States. In an article with heartbreaking examples, The Huffington Post highlights the plight of many families who cannot feed their children, the malnutrition spreading among elementary and high-school children and the many civic …

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Athens: They Stole Charity Meals for the Needy

This robbery stuns us as unknown burglars made the ‘big deal’ and stole foodstuff that was donated to prepare charity meals for 75 needy people. The robbery occurred at Agios Antonios Church in Peristeri, a suburb of western Athens.  The loot was consisting of 200 liter oil, 500 chicken, 80 kilos pulses , 70 …

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