Monday March 30, 2020

Greek people struggle to understand their crisis

As Greece slips ever further towards default, the country has been gripped by soul-searching, writes Anthee Carassava in Athens

28th May, 2011

Not too long ago, Panagiotis Theodorides lost his job to the financial crisis. But rather than rush out to find a new one, the 50-year-old ex insurance salesman took to the heart of Athens, and with the help of some of his friends and former colleagues, set up a protest group, picketing daily outside the nation’s parliament.

‘‘We’ve been duped,” he said. ‘‘They told us to make sacrifices. We did. They told us...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 3 months ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago