To: The United States House of Representatives and The United States Senate

Congress: Oppose IMF Assault on Greek Democracy

Oppose what the IMF is doing to Greece by making a public statement against the hardline austerity demands and dangerous brinkmanship of the IMF in its debt negotiations with Greece.

Why is this important?

Greece is experiencing a financial crisis imposed by the hardline austerity demands and dangerous brinkmanship of its official creditors, especially the International Monetary Fund [IMF]. The IMF is a US-taxpayer financed institution. President Obama [1] and US Nobel-prize winning economists Paul Krugman [2] and Joseph Stiglitz [3] have criticized the IMF policies which have led to this crisis, which is coming to a head this week with threats that Greece may be forced to default on its debt and leave the Euro if Greek voters don’t approve new austerity demands, including cuts to public pensions and raising the retirement age.

Urge your Representative and Senators to make a public statement against what the IMF is doing to Greece by signing our petition.

References:
1. “Obama joins ally list on Greek austerity relief,”
http://news.yahoo.com/obama-joins-ally-list-greek-austerity-relief-033040983.html
2. “Greece Over the Brink,”
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/29/opinion/paul-krugman-greece-over-the-brink.html
3. “Europe’s Attack on Greek Democracy,”
http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/greece-referendum-troika-eurozone-by-joseph-e--stiglitz-2015-06

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Reasons for signing

  • We are being financially strangled to death.
  • time has come , germany & usa scrub the debt !!! did greece do that to germany !!!!!!
  • Austerity never works. The IMF better learn about & institute Keynesian principles to gt people to work & put money in the pockets of workers/consumers. That's the proven formula.

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