How Did Greek Economic Crisis Get So Bad?

With tens of thousands of protesters jamming the streets of Athens and starting fires today, smoke obscured the Acropolis on the city's skyline. But Europe's political leaders were dealing with a bigger concern -- that the growing economic crisis that led to the protests could put the entire continent's economy under a cloud. Today the protesters, angered by huge tax hikes and drastic spending cuts, went on a 24-hour strike. Flights to and from Greece were grounded as employees walked off the...Full Story
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