Photo Gallery: The Families Who Pushed Greece to the Brink
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Photo Gallery: The Families Who Pushed Greece to the Brink

Generations of Pork How Greece's Political Elite Ruined the Country

The latest tranche of loans from the EU and the IMF has helped buy debt-ridden Greece some time. But the Greeks will find it hard to get back on their feet. Their country has been ruined by three political dynasties, which created a bloated system of cronyism that is hard to change.  By SPIEGEL Staff