At the Bescanó municipal theater in northeastern Spain, director Quim Marcé (center) and actresses Meritxell Yanes (left) and Elena Martinell (right) display carrots for sale.
November 12, 2012 Anybody want a carrot? In Spain, carrots are being sold in place of theater tickets as a way to avoid a 21 percent tax on the tickets. Many Spaniards say the "Carrot Rebellion" is a creative response to the country's unpopular austerity measures, but some simply call it tax evasion.
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Katerina Margaritou, in her wedding dress.
Courtesy Katerina Margaritou
June 19, 2012 Does Greece have any alternatives to austerity?
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August 6, 2010 In a story on state and local cutbacks, the NY Times reports that Hawaii furloughed its kids. The piece provides meaningful examples of how services citizens take for granted are falling to the ax.
May 19, 2010 A dog shows up at the protests in Greece. ALL of the protests in Greece.
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