Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Generation Gap: Greek elections show battle between unemployed youth and retired pensioners

Last weekend's Greek elections showed a vast disparity in the polls, and a divsion between the unemployed youth and the retired pensioners.  Those who supported the conservative party, and a continuation of EU bailouts, were primarily tied to the Greek's who have a stake in the retirement and pension systems.

However, the unemployed youth, drew close to the communist and neo-nazi parties which wanted complete separation from the European Union, and a reboot of a Greek economy that has little future for younger workers.

Greek Youth Reject Austerity - Tough choices for young Greeks who may be forced to leave the country (and its future). Thoughtful, afraid young people reflecting honestly and frankly on their future...

Courtesy of Financial Times Videos


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