Russell Shorto

John Adams Institute

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Director of the John Adams Institute in Amsterdam, and a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine

Russell Shorto on KCRW

One Greek writer says, if you have to choose between death and a bailout, you choose the bailout. But that doesn't mean that life will get any better.

Greek Austerity and the Spreading EuroZone Crisis

One Greek writer says, if you have to choose between death and a bailout, you choose the bailout. But that doesn't mean that life will get any better.

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Half of all Greeks under 25 are unemployed.

What Does 'Austerity' Really Mean for Greeks?

Half of all Greeks under 25 are unemployed.

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