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Our Name is Resistance | The Real News

In Athens on Saturday, hundreds of people gathered to bury the retired chemist Dimitris Christoulas, who committed suicide in a public square in protest of the austerity measures imposed on Greece. His daughter Emily spoke at the funeral. The note he left behind said, in part, "I see no other solution than this dignified end to my life, so I don’t find myself fishing through garbage cans for my sustenance."

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Eurozone reaches deal on second Greece bailout after all-night talks | guardian.co.uk

Eurozone finance ministers have finally approved the terms of a second rescue package for Greece worth €130bn (£108bn), which should avert the risk of a Greek default next month. The deal was hammered out in Brussels during more than 12 hours of negotiations that began on Monday afternoon, and ran through the night. Under the agreement, Greece’s private creditors have ...

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Cash Sweet Poison: ‘Greece victim of Europe cheap money’ | RT

Greece is under inspection by a team of senior European and IMF officials who are assessing if the country has implemented enough austerity measures. This comes ahead of a crucial vote in Germany where lawmakers will decide whether to release further bailout cash, desperately needed to steer Greece out of trouble. The EU Commission President insisted that Greece will remain ...

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