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I suppose it's already in the works. Something like this, what they're doing to Greece, unless and until people wake up and realize this destruction is not a natural phenomenon:

Representatives of the IMF and the EU [and the ratings agencies?], like postmodern colonial administrators, are currently in Athens imposing further austerity to accompany the loan. Deep cuts in the public sector, reduction of civil servants' salaries and pensions of up to 30%, a VAT hike and extensive redundancies had already been accepted by the Papandreou government.

The new demands will decimate the public sector, undermine the national health service, privatise the remaining utilities and extend salary cuts to the private sector, destroying hard won employment rights.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/apr/27/greece-imf-eu-welfare-state

fairleft

by fairleft (fairleftatyahoodotcom) on Wed Apr 28th, 2010 at 01:31:51 PM EST

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