The importance of what is happening in Greece cannot be overstated. This is what the future holds for the UK. The end result of an ideology of intentional austerity. With the rise of the EDL and UKIP the UK is closer than it thinks to ending up like this.
My heart goes out to all those suffering in Greece. Where is the outcry from the EU now? Or did they only ever care about getting their money back. This horrible fascist vision of the future should be affecting people deep in their souls. Didnt we fight a world war 70 years ago to stop Europe from becoming just like this?
Perhaps we have all got to come to terms with the fact that the Nazi’s won afterall.
Now what are we going to do about it?
IMF imposed austerity measures have reduced Greek society to a shadow of its former self. The resulting unemployment, poverty and homelessness has been hijacked by fascist elements to pit the poor against the poorer. In the last year Greece has built a series of internment camps and launched raids on immigrant, addict and sex worker communities. Now they are coming for poor and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) people too. Is this a preview of dark coming attractions for the UK?
The State of Greece
It is worth briefly outlining the socio-economic catastrophe of Greek Austerity.
Greece accepted an £88bn loan from the IMF and the European Central Bank (and the Austerity measures attached) in order to bail out its banks and stay in the Euro.
The economy of Greece has shrunk every year for five years and the Austerity Programme has turned a financial crisis into…
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