The living standards of the Greeks fell 40% in 2010 to 2011 due to lower salaries in the private and public sectors.
Unemployment is at 21% (unofficially at 27%).
Following the restructuring of public debt and new loan agreement signed by the Greek state and the troika (EU-ECB-IMF.), new measures come from June 2012.
-abolition of the 13th-14th salary
-reduce the basic wage to 200 euros per month
-reduction of basic and supplementary pensions
-reduction of 10 days of annual leave
-removal of contracts and workers’ rights
-dismissal of 50,000 public employees in 2012
-dismissal of 200,000 public employees in the next 2 years
-gradual abolition of lump sum and immediately cut by 30%
-removal of severance -retirement pay in the private sector
-elimination of tax exemptions
-new tax on drinks – cigarettes
-increase taxes on motor
-equation price of heating oil and motor
-lifting of the ban of the first housing attachment for debts
-private tax collectors
-closure of schools
-closure of hospitals
-sellout of national property
Watch the video below how the Greeks celebrate the resurrection of Christ in churches , every year.
This is happening outside of the churches at midnight on Easter.
Watch the video below how the Greeks protesting.
(the man attacked at the end of the video is a former minister)
In Greece, the war (death) and the feast was always directly linked.
The ancient warriors, the night before the battle, enjoying themselves, because they knew that the next day, might be dead.
The same happened to the revolution of 1821.
The same happened the day that Greece entered the Second World War.
Imagine the picture of Greece, when it announced new measures …