At barren shops and closed banks, Greeks feel strain of ‘economic war’

By Michael Birnbaum, June 29, 2015

ATHENS — Ten packages of pasta, a bag of flour, canned white beans and rice.On a Monday of uncertainties for Greece, which may soon bid farewell to the euro, groceries were what Stalo Mestana decided she could count on. She loaded up her shopping cart and paid with a credit card — because banks are shuttered and cash just turned into a precious commodity.Read full article >>