The Greek Debt Crisis 101

Written by Mohammed Islam.

There is just no way that you can turn on the news these days and not hear something about Greece and how it’s slowly deteriorating the European financial system.  If you’re someone who simply has no idea what’s going on, don’t worry.  I don’t blame you one bit.  European politicians (with the help of the media, of course) have turned this into a huge mess that’s particularly difficult to decipher.  My job here is to give you a quick and dirty summary of everything you need to know to understand one of the most important events that’s happening in our generation (and also give you something to talk about at interviews of course).  Let’s get started.

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