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Greeks Bearing Debts
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A Heckuva Way to Bail Out Germany’s Banks

Greece’s recurrent crisis is the result of bad Greek and German decisions alike. Only one is in year eight of a depression as a result.

Greeks Bearing Debts
Greece’s Crisis Afterparty

A general strike against austerity has engulfed Greece even as the country’s bailout payment is delayed.

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Pay Your Taxes for a Chance to Dodge Your Taxes

The scale of the culture challenge should not be underestimated by Europhiles.

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Telling Him What They Really Think

The bitter rhetoric directed toward Greece during Tuesday’s European summit shows that a currency that was supposed to bring the EU together is splitting it apart.

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What a Grexit Could Mean For the Euro

Analysts are fretting, but the Greeks leaving the euro could be a blessing in disguise.

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Tsipras: Referendum a Week From Sunday

In an unbelievable twist, Greek PM Alexis Tsipras has decided at the last moment to ask Greek voters to decide on the Troika’s offer. A shrewd move, potentially—if Tsipras wants to keep Greece in the eurozone.

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As Greek Talks Break Down, This is What Denial Looks Like

As the latest talks between Greece and its creditors broke down in just 45 minutes, one European official is quoted to have said, “On July 1st, [Greece] will become a disaster zone.”

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Europe Closes Rank on Athens

The Eurogroup is presenting what amounts to a final ultimatum—so they say. Can-kicking on Greece has become a eurocrat pasttime, but the country is running out of options.

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The Enron of the Aegean

No one knows how much Greece owes, or what its assets really are. And nobody (in the negotiations) wants to.

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Greek Crisis Heads to a Compromise

The EU has disavowed a leak about a deal on the Greek crisis, but all signs suggest that some kind of compromise is on its way.

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