Photo Gallery: Hopeless in Athens
Foto: Orestis Panagiotou/ dpa

Photo Gallery: Hopeless in Athens

Entering a Death Spiral? Tensions Rise in Greece as Austerity Measures Backfire

The austerity measures that were supposed to fix Greece's problems are dragging down the country's economy. Stores are closing, tax revenues are falling and unemployment has hit an unbelievable 70 percent in some places. Frustrated workers are threatening to strike back.
Von Corinna Jessen