There are so many difficulties that people have to face in Greece that are sometimes surreal.
“Our effort to exit the crisis becomes more complicated because this decision disrupts our economy,” says one Greek politician.
I noticed that I was surrounded by people who were at their most productive age, and who had no dreams for their future at all, not because they had chosen that, but because some people decided so for them, without them.
Crowdfunding could be one way forward for a more stable Greece, whether or not the current bailout deal works. We could just sit and wait and hope for Greece's policymakers, other world leaders and the troika to figure things out - or we could take control.
A snap election looks likely
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Despite the financial crisis in Greece, there are many aspects of Greece that are not in crisis such as the beauty of its environment, food, history, culture and the hospitality of its people.
Lately there have been several well-meaning articles inviting and urging readers to help Greece by buying Greek products or planning a vacation in Greece. My answer is this: We would rather you visit Greece and buy Greek products because you like them, not out of pity.
Yet many of the Albanians returning home said they would keep going to Greece because, even if things were bad there, they