The New York Times has a lengthy, heart rending account of the suffering Greeks are going through as their economy collapses, money disappears, businesses close, and their ability merely to survive faces increasing risks. More here from The Guardian on the collapse of health care system.
If there had been an equivalent natural catastrophe — a massive tsunami or earthquake — the response to the human suffering on this scale would, one hopes, be entirely different. Whatever else y0u do, you save the people first.
But this human catastrophe — with echoes in Spain, Portugal, Ireland — was entirely man made by Europe’s financial elites.