Greeks appeal for more plates as depression worsens

As the depression worsens in Greece, the government has  been forced to introduce emergency rationing.

In a move that could prove deeply unpopular, the population has been restricted to one plate a day.  Some have applauded the government’s pragmatism and willingness to take this bold, but necessary step. But not everyone sees it that way.

‘This policy makes me furious,’ said Mrs Anna Papadopoulos, ‘I am so angry I could smash a plate – but I’ve already exceeded my daily quota.’

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Posted: Feb 11th, 2010 by

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