RealDemocracyNOW! Greece: Declaration of Support from ICELAND
The Civic Movement Iceland expresses a deep concern about the way
European political leaders manipulate the state of Greek economy and
the reason for its collapse.
It is our firm belief that the Greek public is not to blame for the
economic meltdown in the world, and even though, Greek banks are now
on the brink of collapse, they should not be saved at any cost. Other
and more important issues have to be addressed first.
The majority of the so-called Greek debts are private debts, debts of
private banks operating in Greece. These privately owned banks owe
other privately owned banks, mainly in Germany, France and the UK.
Therefore the Greek public should not be forced to underwrite these
The world economy has been proven un-economic and furthermore, it has
been proven disastrous for the common public.
This system of imbalance with its disastrous effects, has to come to a halt.
A society will easily function with out this system but this system
will never function with out a proper and sound society. And since the
society is now being torn apart for the purpose of rebuilding an
unsustainable financial system, it is inevitable that both will
The Civic Movement Iceland calls for action among the leaders of the
world. Viable solutions have to emerge. A sustainable and just society
That is our debt, and that particular debt is the only debt we are
willing to pay.
We owe it to our children to come.
Spokesman, The Civic Movement Iceland