The Greek Debt Crisis Has Been Explained In Cartoons

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Greece is currently in dire straights and the country is on the verge of a huge economic meltdown which could bankrupt the entire nation.

With yesterday’s “no” vote against dramatic budget cuts, the question remains how the financially crippled nation is going to repay the €1.6 billion (£1.1bn) to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

However, if you’ve been following the news, you’ve probably been struggling to get your head around the whole thing, unless you have a degree in economics!

So, luckily for us, the world’s satirical cartoonists have explained the situation better than financial jargon and complex infographics ever could.

Artists Carlos Latuff, Martin Rowson, Daryl Cagle and Nath Paresh have taken varying viewpoints on the issue and look at who is to blame for the crisis and the resulting problems which have stemmed from it.

Check out some of the funniest and most thought provoking examples below…

Carlos Latuff
Carlos Latuff
Carlos Latuff
Carlos Latuff
Carlos Latuff
Martin Rowson
Martin Rowson
Martin Rowson
Martin Rowson
Martin Rowson
Daryl Cagle
Daryl Cagle
Daryl Cagle
Daryl Cagle
Daryl Cagle
Nath Paresh
Nath Paresh
Nath Paresh
Nath Paresh
Nath Paresh

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