Ideas and analysis on the Greek crisis

Ellen Brown looks at various ways to relieve Greece’s debt crisis and support recovery, while busting some of the myths surrounding how the situation developed, and how politics and predatory financing are keeping more humane solutions off the table.

Meanwhile Bernard Lietaer has three ideas to help repair the Greek economy, one of which involves a new government-created, interest-free electronic currency, which he calls the neo-drachma. In the meantime, bits of the Greek commons, including infrastructure, and government agencies are being offered to investors in order to pay off loans, including thermal springs, a majority share in the Athens water and sewerage system, 90 percent of the post office, and former venues for the 2004 Olympics.