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Greek Fires

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The Greek Parliament passed the austerity measures required for the Eurozone rescue yesterday night, and the spontaneous street celebrations in Athens are showing that, for the moment at least, the greek public seem to be solidly behind the deal, even if those celebrations seem a little over-exuberant by non-mediterranean standards. It's reassuring to see however that the greeks are united, as they undertake a program of austerity and reform which might well prove overambitious for a more weak and divided nation:

  120213 Athens Burning

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