April 5, 2012 Overnight, Molotov cocktails and tear gas canisters were flying in Athens as what had been peaceful gatherings turned violent. A 77-year-old man's public suicide has reignited anger over austerity measures. He has put a human face on financial pain.
March 9, 2012 Say you bought insurance that was supposed to pay out if you got into a car accident. Then you got into a car accident. And a committee met and decided that, actually, you did not get into a car accident.
March 9, 2012 Most of its creditors have agreed to swap their bonds for others worth much less — a move that was needed before Greece could get a much-needed $172 billion bailout.
February 21, 2012 Greece just got its latest bailout. Here's why it won't be the last.
February 17, 2012 If you say "That the current process is a can-kicking farce. We should just plan for a straightforward default on the debt", turn to 22.
February 12, 2012 The Greek Parliament has approved a crucial austerity and debt-relief bill to keep the country out of bankruptcy and remain a part of the eurozone.
February 10, 2012 Four Greek Cabinet ministers have resigned in opposition to austerity measures. The uncertainty has driven down the euro and led to fiery protests on the streets of Athens.
February 9, 2012 The indebted nation needed to agree to more cuts in pensions and other programs. Now it's in line to receive about $173 billion more in financial aid.
January 30, 2012 Whether throwing it, dumping it or serving it, protesters have used food to express their discontent with public figures for centuries. The delivery of 500 tacos to a Connecticut mayor's office is just the latest incarnation.