Shame on Europe?

 This opinion article in the Guardian seems to sum up the situation in a way that resonates with what I've felt was happening. Namely that the Greeks are being sacrificed to "appease the Gods of speculation". Many posts following the article say "so what?" Seems callous to me but are they missing the point? That countries are now "economies" rather than "societies"? 

Is this article off base??

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Greek Protests Turn Violent

Could this be what America will soon look like?  Over 100,000 people took to the streets in Athens on October 19th to protest increasing austerity measures.

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