…..And they said it wouldn’t happen again!! 😦
IMF imposed austerity measures have reduced Greek society to a shadow of its former self. The resulting unemployment, poverty and homelessness has been hijacked by fascist elements to pit the poor against the poorer. In the last year Greece has built a series of internment camps and launched raids on immigrant, addict and sex worker communities. Now they are coming for poor and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) people too. Is this a preview of dark coming attractions for the UK?
The State of Greece
It is worth briefly outlining the socio-economic catastrophe of Greek Austerity.
Greece accepted an £88bn loan from the IMF and the European Central Bank (and the Austerity measures attached) in order to bail out its banks and stay in the Euro.
The economy of Greece has shrunk every year for five years and the Austerity Programme has turned a financial crisis into…
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