Greek Nationwide Strike Protests Economic Strain On Working Class

04/26/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Jeff Muskus

ATHENS--Greek police clashed with youths in central Athens Wednesday as tens of thousands of people took to the streets in protest at the Socialist government's austerity measures.

The strike has affected transport and public services, with government offices, schools and universities all shut and travel around the capital, Athens, disrupted.