Protesters from the state's social insurance funds take part in a rally against the government's plan for forced transfers in the public sector, outside the labour ministry in Athens September 17, ... more 
Protesters from the state's social insurance funds take part in a rally against the government's plan for forced transfers in the public sector, outside the labour ministry in Athens September 17, 2013. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said earlier this month he believed the 2013 slump would be smaller than forecast and economic pain would ease next year. The banner reads, "I am on strike because you were fired." REUTERS/John Kolesidis (GREECE - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS BUSINESS) less 
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Tue, Sep 17, 2013 9:13 AM EDT