July 1, 2011
The Greek Parliament passed over a plan to implement new austerity measures, but tensions still remain high. The residents continue to take to the streets and wage protests, and no one can tell when the violence will stop.
At the same time, more than half a million public sector workers are involved in protests against governmental plans to change their pensions and freeze pay in Britain. Meanwhile, debt ceiling talks are still underway in Washington but to no tangible success.
The bad news is still trickling in: last week jobless claims were at approximately 428,000, meaning for the last 12 weeks jobless claims remained above 400,000. Charlie Veitch, the founder of the Love Police, joins RT’s Kristine Frazao from London.
This article was posted: Friday, July 1, 2011 at 3:30 am