Greece: A (Basket) Case Study In Savage Globalization

As Greeks look inward, they see a country that produces nothing of value and is inferior to the rest of the world – despite evidence to the contrary. The country has been mentally colonized, with outside powers convincing the Greeks that they can do no better.

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Two Years After Resounding “No” Vote, Greece Still Says “Yes” To Austerity

Privatization, high taxes and the slashing of cherished public-sector salaries and pensions are the price Greece has paid for accepting the loans that have kept the country in the Eurozone. Its citizens are the ones now paying the price for the costly missteps made by its leaders.
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How Greece Became A Guinea Pig For A Cashless And Controlled Society

As Greece moves closer to becoming a cashless society, it is clear that the country’s attitude towards cash is reckless and dangerous. The supposed convenience of switching to a cash-free system comes with a great deal of risk, including needless overreach by the state.

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Award-Winning Economist Roger Bootle: EU On The Verge Of Collapse

Britain’s departure from the EU, a process that will take about two years, has formally gone into motion. MintPress News had the opportunity to speak with prize-winning economist Roger Bootle about what Brexit will ultimately mean for the country’s economy, as well as the European Union as a whole. Continue reading

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Greece’s New Deal From European Lenders Delivers More Neoliberalism

Greece has entered into a new deal with European lenders that they claim will lift the country’s economy through the enactment of new reforms. However, the debt-ridden country will still have to meet tough fiscal targets for the next two years. Today, we’ll speak with a Greek economist who believes the deal will do little to help the country.

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The Duran’s Alexander Mercouris On “Fake News,” Russia Allegations And Change In Europe

Alexander Mercouris, one of the co-founders of news website TheDuran.com, joins us today to discuss mainstream media’s use of “fake news” accusations to “attempt to delegitimize alternatives to the orthodoxy,” as well as his thoughts on recent developments in Greece and Syria.

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