​Greece is the Word (E227)

Afshin Rattansi goes Underground on a Greece special. Did Greece's billion-pound deadline with the IMF even matter? We talk to member of the Greek Press Nikos Konstandaras and the managing editor of Greece's daily Kathimerini newspaper, a Greek economist Leonidas Vatikiotis, a three times elected member of the Economic Chamber of Greece and a European Parliament candidate with Greece's Antarsya political party, plus the lightning rod against EU austerity – the eye of the storm – with Syriza member and senior lecturer at the University of East Anglia, Marina Prentoulis. Plus, Afshin is joined once again by former MP and broadcaster Lembit Opik to discuss a week of falling and rising empires from what led to the tragedies in Tunisia to those that continue in Gaza.