The Greeks are facing the Abyss

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A man holds signs saying the Greek parlamentarians are thiefs and that his pension is 201 euro in Syntagma square in Athens ..The Greek parliament is due to hold a key vote on new austerity measures on Wednesday. Both public and private sector unions have scheduled a general strike to coincide with the vote. The measures, including controversial tax hikes, wage reductions and other changes in labor regulations have to be passed if Greece hopes to receive fresh aid for the EU and the IMF.