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Finland Plans to Give All Its Citizens $875 a Month; Should Other Countries Follow Suit?

We spoke to the economics expert advising the Finnish government on their plans to give every citizen a basic income.
Sirin Kale
12.8.15
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We Remember When We Were Excited for the Euro

Our European editors look back at a time when a single currency promised to unite and protect Europe.
VICE Staff
7.23.15
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We Asked an Expert if Britain Could Ever Collapse Economically Like Greece

If Britain gets as bad as Greece, it would mean the whole system of capitalism is screwed.
Bernard Goyder
7.23.15
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Douglas Coupland: Greece and the Curse of Leisure

Until recently Greeks were able to spend their days doing nothing, which was nice; now they have to spend their days with nothing to do, which is scary. This is your future, too.
Douglas Coupland
7.22.15
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'This Is War': My Time Among the Angry, Anti-EU Greeks of Crete

A personal look into how austerity measures and the economic crisis have affected Greeks in Chania, Crete, some of Greece's most fervent anti-austerity citizens.
Ranbir Singh Sidhu
7.16.15
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What Young Greeks Think About the Bailout Agreement

"This is a disgrace for Europe and a real humiliation for the pride of our people. I hope we make it."
Pavlos Toubekis
7.13.15
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Explaining Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's Anti-Austerity 'Rock Star'

Paul Mason's foreword from <i>The Global Minotaur: America, Europe, and the Future of the Global Economy</i> by Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's ex-finance minister who resigned this morning.
Paul Mason
7.6.15
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We Asked the Homeless of Athens About the Greek Referendum and Possible Bankruptcy

"Whatever happens, I think this bridge I live under will fill up fast and none of us will be getting out of here any time soon."
Melpomeni Maragidou
7.2.15
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Five Predictions for How the Greek Crisis Could Play Out

We could be looking at anything from full communism to nuclear war.
Sam Kriss
7.2.15
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Greeks Filled Athens' Syntagma Square to Say 'Yes' to the EU Bailout Plan Last Night

Many preferred the idea of austerity and budget cuts to the fear of the unknown.
Melpomeni Maragkidou
7.1.15
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Greece Has a Long History of Debt and Bankruptcy

The country filed for bankruptcy before it was even a sovereign state.
Antonis Diniakos and Giannis Androulidakis
6.29.15
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We Asked Young Greeks What They Will Be Voting for this Sunday

Some will be voting yes to more austerity and being part of Europe, some will be voting no, and then there are those who will be going on holiday.
Pavlos Toubekis
6.29.15
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