Can’t Argue

Great stuff here…

Instead, this is what people are actually getting…

Greece’s financial crisis has made some families so desperate they are giving up the most precious thing of all – their children.

One morning a few weeks before Christmas a kindergarten teacher in Athens found a note about one of her four-year-old pupils.

“I will not be coming to pick up Anna today because I cannot afford to look after her,” it read. “Please take good care of her. Sorry. Her mother.”

In the last two months Father Antonios, a young Orthodox priest who runs a youth centre for the city’s poor, has found four children on his doorstep – including a baby just days old.

Another charity was approached by a couple whose twin babies were in hospital being treated for malnutrition, because the mother herself was malnourished and unable to breastfeed.

All of this probably seems very shocking because in these instances it is happening in Europe. However, these stories are totally commonplace in many of the Africans and South American countries that were forced to follow the policies set by the IMF and WB and other major financial institutions.

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