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Two men pass the Bank of Greece in central Athens, splattered with paint by opponents of the government’s austerity program.

Sep. 15, 2011

Amidst concerns of a Greek default, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said they want Greece to remain in the EU. We talk about jittery markets and the prospect of a new world order with David Hale, founding chairman of David Hale Global Economics. Then, film contributor Milos Stehlik tells us what he saw at the 2011 Telluride Film Festival. And, in the next installmment of Ground Shifters, we return to Ciudad Juárez, ground zero of a drug war that’s killed more than 6,000 people in the last three years. Reporter Jean Friedman-Rudovsky gets an intimate look into the life of one young woman who recently lost her husband. Lastly, human rights contributor Doug Cassel recalls the tragic history of Ciudad Juárez and how international attention has forced the government to better protect women and girls.