MASS RIOTS in Athens, Greece.
At least 10 buildings went up in flames in protests today.
Dear Think Progress,
Once again, could you please take the extra few seconds and credit your photographs? None of the photos above are in the link you’ve provided and appear to be photos from Twitter or Instagram like the bottom left which I posted earlier: it belongs to mmgeissler. Thanks.
Today in Athens: A demonstrator jumps to attempt to break a window displaying an image of an ancient greek galley during protests against austerity measures in Athens on Tuesday. (Yiorgos Karahalis/Reuters)
Workers staged a 48-hour general strike against the bankruptcy-threatened government which is desperately trying to push through sweeping austerity cuts. […] The latest austerity plan must pass in two parliamentary votes Wednesday and Thursday if Greece is to receive bailout funds from the EU and the IMF that will keep it from becoming the first eurozone nation to default on its debts.