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No, Hedge Funds Can't Foreclose On The Acropolis

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How A Computer Scientist Tried To Save Greece

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Andreas Georgiou (left) is the technocrat charged with running the Greek statistics office. Konstantinos Skordas (right) sits on a governing board for the statistics office Chana Joffe-Walt/NPR hide caption

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How Office Politics Could Take Down Europe

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Historian and cookbook author Eleni Nikolaidou with her book Starvation Recipes. Recession-hit Greeks are fascinated with the book's World War II-era survival tips and recipes. Thanassis Stavrakis/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Italy's premier-designate, Mario Monti, on Sunday in Rome. Pier Paolo Cito/AP hide caption

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Sylvia Poggioli reporting on 'Morning Edition'

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Greek PM Survives Confidence Vote; Says He's Ready To Form Coalition Govt.

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The Price Of Default

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Protestors clash with riot police during a 48-hour general strike in Athens on June 29, 2011. Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Steve Inskeep speaks with Sylvia Poggioli

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