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Sanders Asks Fed Chief Yellen To Help Greece Overcome Austerity Policies Which Are Destroying Their Economy


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Sanders Asks Fed Chief Yellen To Help Greece Overcome Austerity Policies Which Are Destroying Their Economy

WASHINGTON - Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, wants the U.S. government to help insure that newly-elected leaders in Greece have the support they need to end austerity programs that have caused widespread suffering to its citizens. In recent years, the Greek economy has shrunk by one-quarter, unemployment is 25 percent, wages have been substantially cut, health care services have been devastated and many are now living in dire poverty.

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