Looks, like we have to start learning about foraging because I foresee this assclownery’s higher taxation leaving many without basics.   I guess the free birth control will be okay since there won’t be anything else to do when the lights go out, right?

About 1,000 electricity connections are cut every day in Greece as Public Power Corporation customers are increasingly unable to pay their power bills on time, while accumulated debts to the country’s electricity giant stood at more than 1.3 billion euros at the end of 2012. This is not only due to the economic crisis that has eaten into household incomes, but also to the special property tax paid via power bills.

PPC data show that some 700,000 customers had had their debts rearranged with new payment plans by the end of last year, up from 400,000 at the end of 2011. The situation is set to deteriorate this year due to the increase in PPC rates and expected further reductions in household incomes.

via Some 30,000 households a month have power supply cut.

The Great Recession continues.  Update:  old is new again.