Η Γενιά των 592 Ευρώ” (which loosely translates to Generation 592€) is a sociological comedy that examines the lives of underemployed and unemployed twenty-somethings living in Greece under the austerity measures. Generation 592€ is the colloquial term given to educated, twenty-something Greeks who earn only the minimum wage of 592€ a month. It has since been canceled, for lack of an available budget, but it’s nice to see a show that deals with this staggering social problem without resorting to Two Broke Girls stereotyping and nonsense.
I’m test printing the first of two short photo books from my trip to Greece. I’m still working on my Document Everything post about it, which really should be taking priority but the deal on printing ends tomorrow.
Greek Prime Minister: Undoing His Father’s Legacy (All Things Considered, NPR)
"The paradox is that it is the same ruling party that is destroying the middle class, is destroying the social forces that helped it [gain] access to power, and this is our real crisis," Papadopoulou says.