Greeks Fed Up With Ineffective Austerity Measures In Greece, national anger continues to rise over the lack of progress in dealing with the country's national debt. A year after the first bailout, and the austerity measures that went with it, most Greeks see no improvement and fear more suffering lies ahead.
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Greeks Fed Up With Ineffective Austerity Measures

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Greeks Fed Up With Ineffective Austerity Measures

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In Greece, national anger continues to rise over the lack of progress in dealing with the country's national debt. A year after the first bailout, and the austerity measures that went with it, most Greeks see no improvement and fear more suffering lies ahead.

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Unidentified Man: (Foreign language spoken)

JOANNA KAKISSIS: Georgia Nikopoulou says the protest has given many despairing Greeks some hope. She's a 28-year-old marine biologist who speaks four languages, but can only find work at a shop. Because business is bad, she says she hasn't gotten paid since January. Many of her friends have given up, she says.

GEORGIA NIKOPOULOU: Most of them have left the country because there's no future for us here.

KAKISSIS: For NPR News, I'm Joanna Kakissis in Athens.

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