Youth unemployment in Greece has risen to a shocking 64.9% in May.
Levels of unemployment such as this are normally associated with third
world countries in the midst of a civil war, or the equivalent. Yet
Greece is, allegedly, a first world country and is meant to be an
"equal" member of a powerful and prosperous economic block (ie the
The reality is that Greece is not treated as an equal, it should never
have joined or been allowed to join the Eurozone and the prosperity
within the Eurozone is not evenly spread but confined to the wealthy
As such it is clear that as an experiment the Eurozone is destined to
fail, indeed the world will be a better place without it. However, with
levels of unemployment such as this in Greece the real danger is that of
a plague of dictatorships and civil unrest spreading country by country
in the Southern members of the Eurozone.
In order to survive as a democracy and civilised society Greece needs to
exit the Eurozone now, others such as Cyprus need also to consider