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Greece develops cashless, Euro-free currency in tight economy

Posted by seumasach on March 16, 2012

Jon Henly

Guardian

16th March, 2012

A determination to ‘move beyond anger to creativity’ is driving a strong barter economy in some places

In recent weeks, Theodoros Mavridis has bought fresh eggs, tsipourou (the local brandy: beware), fruit, olives, olive oil, jam, and soap. He has also had some legal advice, and enjoyed the services of an accountant to help fill in his tax return.

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