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more greek austerity in exchange for more bailouts
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https://news.yahoo.com/greece-adopts-mor...16114.html

Quote:Athens (AFP) - Greece's parliament narrowly adopted further reforms demanded by the country's international creditors in return for further bailout funds.

A majority of 154 lawmakers, out of a total of 300 deputies in the single-chamber parliament, backed the sweeping bill, which provides for further tax hikes and pension cuts.


The entire opposition, from the far left communists to the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party voted against the legislation as a whole, even though some of their members had approved specific articles.
The vote was only narrowly carried by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's leftist Syriza party and its coalition partner, the nationalist Independent Greeks (Anel), after a stormy debate.
Conservative leader Vangelis Meimarakis accused the government of clobbering the country with taxes that he said would prolong a recession.
Tsipras retorted that the reforms were "not new".

"You already knew them when you voted in favour of the July 13 (debt) accord" with the European Union, he replied.

I want to know what will happen when the EU cuts Greece loose.. 

It has to happen eventually.. They are just stalling the inevitable...
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