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Behind Greece’s Deadly Fires

The deadly fires in Greece reflect the vulnerability caused by decades of irresponsible, unregulated development.

  • Yanis Varoufakis
  • Project Syndicate

Still, over the course of the last ten years, Greece has lost many more people to the tragedy caused by the EU establishment than to any flood or wildfire.

Foth 3cATHENS – A biblical calamity befell Attica last Monday.

I saw its first sign in the late morning at Athens airport, where I was seeing off my daughter to Australia.

A strong whiff of burning wood caused me to look up to the sky, where a whitish-yellow sun beckoned, surrounded by the telltale eclipse-like daytime darkness that only thick, sky…

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