Desperation Forces Greeks Back Out Onto The Streets

Greek central bank is playing with political fire. In a carnival atmosphere, Greeks young and old held banners calling for an end to the austerity policies the country has suffered under for five years.
"We just want our dignity back" said Panagiota Bleta, a 40-year old Athenian demonstrator. "We don't want a deal where we stay in the euro and suffer a humiliation. Athens' creditor powers are demanding the Leftist government back down on promises to protect pensions spending.



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