I have yet to find much honest coverage of the events surrounding the Greek elections in the US media, which paint a superficial portrayal of state v state politics that is somehow symptomatic of a deep social divide in Europe. What this is really about is the big investment banks trying to make good on ill advised loans by beating the crap out of ordinary Greek citizens by impoverishing huge numbers of them via forced austerity.
If you want to understand what is going on in Greece, Zerohedge is a great place to start:
- It’s Not The Greeks Who Failed, It’s The EU
- Greek Stocks Crash, Bonds Plummet, Banks Have Worst Day Ever
In depth coverage can be found here.