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    Greece: cooperatives wage war on recession and unemployment

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    In the latest edition Business Planet we visit Syros in the Cyclades Island group in Greece. The country is now six years into a recession with a record unemployment rate of 27.6 percent. To survive the crisis a group of women have come together and formed an anti-crisis cooperative. Everyday 20 women, most of whom have no particular qualification, prepare traditional Greek dishes for sale in...