If Greed Is Good, What in Hell Can Evil Be?

Take Heart!

How would you say “we’re all screwed!” in Greek? I’m no linguist, but it seems we’ll learn soon enough, though it may well be too late.

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We Are All Greeks Now

Truthdig * Monday, July 13, 2015

by Chris Hedges

The poor and the working class in the United States know what it is to be Greek. They know underemployment and unemployment. They know life without a pension. They know existence on a few dollars a day. They know gas and electricity being turned off because of unpaid bills. They know the crippling weight of debt. They know being sick and unable to afford medical care. They know the state seizing their meager assets, a process known in the United States as “civil asset forfeiture,” which has permitted American police agencies to confiscate more than $3 billion in cash and property. They know the profound despair and abandonment that…

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