Acropolis of Rhodes Island
LIVECAM Pireas.gr | Syntagma | Ermou Street | Greece Live Cam List

NEWS ARCHIVE - FEBRUARY 2011

For current news items, go to the home page


February 22, 2011

The "I won't pay" movement in Greece

MSNBC report from AP reporter Elena Becatoros about the efforts of a variety of Greek professionals and workers trying to derail the official Greek government austerity measures by simply not requiring payment for services:

"They blockade highway toll booths to give drivers free passage. They cover subway ticket machines with plastic bags so commuters can't pay. Even doctors are joining in, preventing patients from paying fees at state hospitals. Some call it civil disobedience. Others a freeloading spirit. Either way, Greece's "I Won't Pay" movement has sparked heated debate in a nation reeling from a debt crisis that's forced the government to take drastic austerity measures — including higher taxes, wage and pension cuts, and price spikes in public services. "

GREECE BY NIGHT More News - ArchivePhotos of GREECE
WALL DECOR ATHENS GREECE 5 PIECES Parthenon Temple on the Acropolis of Athens Greece Artwork Wall Decor 5 Pieces Canvas Modern Painting Wall Art Home Decoration for Living Room Pictures HD Printed Framed Ready to hang(60''Wx40''H)

Create Amazon Business Account - save time and money on business purchases with competitive B2B prices and discounts

Home | Information | Resources | Archive | Photos | Book Shop | Contact | Copyright | Site Map