The Aftermath of a Dream

by Andrew Stuttaford

 The WSJ:

Scenes of anguish have become part of daily life around Omonia Square in Athens, as Greece’s multiple woes have turned the vibrant commercial heart of this Mediterranean capital into a national symbol of despair and social collapse.

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This is what the vampire currency—with plenty of assistance from Greece itself, to be sure—has wrought.