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Greeks gather in front of the Greek Parliament to protest Prime Minister George Papandreou’s economic austerity policies.

Jul. 07, 2011

Eurozone finance ministers and world economists are sharply divide over how to handle Greece’s spiraling debt crisis. Desmond Lachman, former deputy director at the International Monetary Fund, tells us why he believes Greece should default and abandon the Euro. Then, we talk to journalist Andrew MacGregor Marshall, who quit his job at Reuters to expose political infighting in Thailand’s monarchy – and risked never returning to Thailand again. And on Global Activism, we talk with the founder of the Chicago based organization AACTION Autism. They’re working in developing countries to help train service providers and raise awareness about the under-diagnosed disorder.