March 25, 2013
“Banks saved, but Europe risks ‘losing a generation,’” read Tuesday’s Reuters headline. The article cited southern Europe’s “crippling level of unemployment … protests and outbreaks of violence … the threat of full-scale social breakdown … rising crime and anti-immigrant attacks… .” Greece, Spain and Italy’s best-educated generation ever has little hope: 57 percent of Greeks aged 15 to 24 are jobless, and Spain suffers similarly. The infuriating “issue of young people being abandoned for the sake of rescuing wealthy banks,” is not going away. But the European Union might be. Click here to read more.
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