Greece Passes Austerity Meaures Vote

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

This morning, the Greek Parliament voted in favor of a package of austerity measures that includes tax hikes and spending cuts. The vote comes despite two days of protests in Athens, where polls say 80 percent of Greeks were against the measures. The package is an effort to avoid defaulting via a second bailout from the European Union. The vote is being met with violence on the streets of Athens.

Kelly Evans, who writes the "Ahead of the Tape" column for the Wall Street Journal, speaks with us about the news.

Guests:

Kelly Evans

Produced by:

Sitara Nieves

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