Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Greece: Back to the Land | European Journal

Greece is slipping further and further into debt. While the politicians search desperately for solutions, Greeks are turning their backs on the drama and heading for the countryside.For decades the trend was the other way round. Greeks were leaving the villages and heading for the cities. But the economic crisis and deep cuts have caused a dramatic rise in unemployment. More and more Greeks are coming to the conclusion that they will not find a job in the city. They are returning to their roots and moving back to the villages. 40 thousand people started farming in the past two years.

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