Report shows Austerity Brings Poverty, Despair, ‘Quiet Desperation’ to Europe

‘We wonder if we as a continent really understand what has hit us’ – Sarah Lazare, staff writer

Austerity policies are bringing poverty, despair, and wretchedness to Europe, spelling out a dismal future of deepening unemployment, inequality, and desperation for countries across the continent, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies show in a searing 68-page study released to the Guardian.

http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/10/10-0

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