An overwhelming 80 percent of unemployed young Greeks are turning their backs to the public sector as a way out of record high unemployment
China Economic Net: November 20, 2013
Greek public sector workers went on strike for the second time in a week on Tuesday, shutting schools and leaving hospitals with skeleton staff, as inspectors from Greece's foreign lenders checked whether the country was meeting its bailout targets.
Reuters: September 24, 2013
As austerity measures continue to bite, public employees have come out to protest against the new, leaner state.
Al Jazeera: September 18, 2013
Greek doctors on Tuesday joined the latest wave of strikes to hit the debt-stricken country, with thousands of public sector workers protesting against government plans for lay-offs and redeployments.
AFP: September 18, 2013
Greece's austerity drive has cost public sector workers a privilege they have enjoyed for more than two decades - six extra days of paid holiday every year if they use a computer.
Reuters: September 14, 2013
The Greek government has approved an additional 8,100 public workers to be put into a redeployment scheme as part of reforms required by its international creditors.
Press TV: August 27, 2013
It is often said that our political system is incompetent, but it is doing a perfect job in reproducing the existing model.
Paschos Mandravelis: June 3, 2013
In Greece, no one wants to make any cuts. Everyone has a good excuse to keep the state intact.
Paschos Mandravelis: August 10, 2012
Everyone agrees that Greece needs to implement reforms and restructure the public sector. They may not put as much emphasis on these two points as they should, but they always say it.
Paschos Mandravelis: March 12, 2011