Make no mistake about it. The solutions that have been instituted across Europe have one purpose and one purpose only – to save bankers and the ultra-wealthy oligarchs that run the show. They don’t give a shit about the common person. Let them eat iPads.
Photos From A “Fixed” Greece
Submitted by Tyler Durden on 06/22/2012 10:19 -0400
Greece may have a new government that is the same as the old government, but what is important is that it is “fixed“.
Starving Greeks queued around the block for free food handouts yesterday as the country’s politicians managed to end a crippling stalemate to form a coalition government.
Young children as well as the elderly waited in line in Athens to collect the parcels of fruit and vegetables donated by farmers from Crete to help ease the devastating austerity faced by many Greeks.
Lifeline: Hundreds of poverty-stricken Greeks are queuing for free vegetable handouts as politicians finally agree to form a coalition government
Desperate: An elderly lady, left, and a woman, accompanied by her son, carries a box of vegetables as thousands of Greeks and foreign immigrants line up during a free vegetables giveaway
Despair: Pensioners joined the lengthy queues behind barriers in Athens where people were waiting for a free food handout
Hungry: Greeks line up for the food handouts, donated by Crete’s farmers
Misery: A young mother with her two daughters carries away a box full of vegetables to help feed her family in the debt-stricken country
Help: Volunteers hand out boxes of fresh fruit and vegetables donated to hungry Greeks in Athens by farmers from Crete
Austerity: Many Greeks cannot afford to feed themselves as deep austerity measures imposed by Europe as part of the bailout agreement take their toll