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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Greeks Fight for Alternatives to Austerity Policies Provoking Economic Hardship
09 Jul 2011
Interview with Peter G. Prontzos, professor of political science at Langara College, conducted by Scott Harris
Greeks Fight for Alternatives to Austerity Policies Provoking Economic Hardship

Interview with Peter G. Prontzos, professor of political science at Langara College, conducted by Scott Harris

After weeks of widespread sometimes violent protests, the Greek Parliament passed legislation on June 30 authorizing austerity measures and a privatization plan that were required to secure emergency funding from the European Union to prevent the nation from defaulting on its debt. The majority of demonstrators were peaceful, but a smaller number of protesters fought running street battles with police that shattered windows in storefronts in central Athens. Story continues

http://www.btlonline.org/2011/seg/110715af-btl-prontzos.html
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http://www.btlonline.org/
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