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TRNN: The Roots of the Greek Crisis


The Greek Trap
Costas Lapavitsas: Lower wages, austerity, high unemployment creating situation like 1930's with a dangerous rise of the right

  February 14, 2013

Austerity in Greece Meant to Break Workers' Resistance
TRNN Replay: Leo Panitch: Greece will default on its debt, banks want to make Greek people pay a heavy price

  June 15, 2011

Greeks Face a Momentous Decision
Costas Lapavitsas: If Syriza wins coming elections and does not fulfill its promises, face up to leaving the Euro, it will open a path for far right

  June 14, 2012

Austerity: A Decisive Factor in Greek Elections (1/2)
Professor John Weeks, author of "Economics of the 1%," looks at European media coverage of Syriza's anti-austerity platform

  January 12, 2015

Austerity: A Decisive Factor in Greek Elections (2/2)
Professor John Weeks explains how the current Greek government's failure led to the rise of Syriza

  January 13, 2015

Syriza Needs Alliance Against German "Beggar Thy Neighbor" Policies - Flassbeck (1/3)
Economist Heiner Flassbeck tells Paul Jay that Germany has violated EU agreements and Syriza should focus on creating an alliance with Italy, Spain and France to oppose policies that are driving Europe into a deeper recession

  February 4, 2015

If No Deal for Greece, Exit the Euro? - Flassbeck (2/3)
Heiner Flassbeck says that in refusing to compromise on the loan conditions for Greece, Germany is really concerned about Italy and France which are in a similar situation but with much bigger economies; for Syriza, while leaving the Euro is fraught with danger and is unknown territory, the option of exit must be considered

  February 5, 2015

The Modern History of the Greek Debt Crisis
John Weeks, the author of Economics of the 1%, explains the history behind the Greek debt burden

  February 25, 2015

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