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The Greek spending cuts in U.S. terms

Feb 13, 2012
More strict austerity measures were passed in Greece over the weekend. What would the equivalent of the cuts look like here at home?
Posted In: Greece, austerity, budget cuts, Europe debt crisis

More uncertainty looms after Greek cuts

Feb 13, 2012
Greeks rioted over the weekend, burning dozens of buildings in protest against budget cuts that are the latest condition for a $170 billion bailout from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund.
Posted In: Greece, austerity, IMF, Europe debt crisis

Greek businesses hurting even before latest cuts

Feb 13, 2012
Many Greeks spent the weekend protesting against austerity cuts in their country, in part because individuals and businesses are already having trouble scraping by.
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Why Greece has to make its payments

Feb 13, 2012
Why is it so important for Greece to get its bailout money by March 20th?
Posted In: Greece, debt

Protests in Athens over latest proposed cuts

Feb 10, 2012
Greeks are striking again today to protest deep cuts the government wants to make in order to get more bailout money. But even the most recent austerity deal Greece proposed might not be enough.
Posted In: Greece, austerity, budget cuts, Europe debt crisis

Greeks protesting at another critical moment for Europe

Feb 10, 2012
A day after the government submitted a budget cutting plan that’s needed in order for Greece to get more bailout money, there are huge strikes over the cuts going on in Athens today.
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis, austerity

PODCAST: Greek protests, a Pizza Hut Valentine

Feb 10, 2012
First Lady Michelle Obama's plan to make Americans healthier isn't stopping at school lunch; she now wants the military to shape up as well. Greeks are striking again today to protest deep cuts the government wants to make in order to get more bailout money. The unemployment rate dropped last month to 8.3 percent, but some economists say the news isn't as good as it sounds. And big drinks companies are fighting in what some might call "whiskey wars."
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Greece’s Groundhog Day

Feb 10, 2012
Sunday the Greek parliament votes on whether or not to accept another round of deep cuts.
Posted In: greek bailout, Greece, Euro Eurozone

How do Americans feel about the banks?

Feb 9, 2012
Americans' feelings on the foreclosure deal, banks and whether they should worry about the European debt crisis. Gallup's Frank Newport offers up the latest data.
Posted In: foreclosure, Banks, Greece

In Greece, politicians agree on austerity deal

Feb 9, 2012
Greek lawmakers have agreed on an austerity package that features spending cuts and reforms. But implementing it won't be easy.
Posted In: Greece, Greek debt, greek bailout

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