Greece: Mixed feelings about the years of austerity

Originally intended to last only two years, Greece's eight-year austerity programme is seen by many as having caused more harm than good.

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    The austerity programme that was supposed to end Greece's economic woes hasn't delivered quite as expected.

    Over 700,000 Greeks are now no longer considered middle class as joblessness hovers at one million people and rising taxes cripple businesses and individuals.

    Many Greeks think the austerity measures have done more harm than good.

     

    Al Jazeera's John Psaropoulos reports from Athens.


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