Greece is at the epicenter of an horrific assault on working people and on their democracy. As a result of corruption at the top of the Greek government and world wide finance capital, that nation is teetering on the brink of insolvency. The rescue cooked up by the same people who created the problem is in fact anything but.
The so-called bail out is a plan to destroy the last vestiges of the welfare state and the expectations of humanity that they can have any hope of being treated fairly in capitalist countries. The European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the European Commission have descended like vultures, making it crystal clear where their interests lie.
Americans should be paying close attention to events in Greece. They are omens showing people around the world what lies in store for them when thieves in high places get their way.
...Greece’s government has been neutered, relegated to the whims of high finance. Greece may still have a prime minister and a parliament, but they now rule in name only. A military coup could not have driven home the point more clearly. - full article from Margaret Kimberley
Austerity in Greece - Shock Therapy Killing the Patient -