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The Last Gasp of US Consumerism: violence mars US retail bonanza

The Last Gasp of US Consumerism: violence mars US retail bonanza | Countdown to Financial Armageddon | Scoop.it

The US holiday shopping season gets off to an ugly start with several shootings and two pepper-sprayings as bargain-hunters stampede stores.

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Greek clashes amid general strike

Greek clashes amid general strike | Countdown to Financial Armageddon | Scoop.it

Greek protesters angry at the government's austerity policies clash with police, as a 48-hour general strike paralyses the country.

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Union Action Could Trigger More UK Riots, Says Police Federation (and MPs Agree!)

Union Action Could Trigger More UK Riots, Says Police Federation (and MPs Agree!) | Countdown to Financial Armageddon | Scoop.it

A senior police officer and a number have MPs have warned riots which swept England and led to nearly 3,000 arrests in the capital alone could flare up again.

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Too little, too late? Greece handed €8bn aid package lifeline but euro concerns remain

Too little, too late? Greece handed €8bn aid package lifeline but euro concerns remain | Countdown to Financial Armageddon | Scoop.it

Greece was handed a lifeline on Friday night after international lenders finally released an €8bn (£6.95bn) aid package for the beleaguered country, kicking off a crucial weekend for the future of the eurozone.

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Occupy Protests Get Global Thumbs Up

Occupy Protests Get Global Thumbs Up | Countdown to Financial Armageddon | Scoop.it

Showing the Americans how to do civil unrest properly - protesters in cities around the world take to the streets to demonstrate against financial mismanagement, with riot police charging crowds in Rome.

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