An elderly man passes by homeless men in Athens, April 23, 2018. Thanassis Stavrakis | AP
The “Success Story” that Isn’t

Eight Years After EU-IMF Bailout, Greece Sees Poverty, Suffering, and Want

Far from “bailing out” Greece, the impacts of eight years of harsh austerity are manifested in a marked increase in poverty, suffering, and want. And far from “ending,” the austerity measures attached to Greece’s three successive “bailouts” are slated to continue for decades to come.