That moment has now arrived for the citizens of Greece. With cash disappearing, grocery store shelves are on the verge of being stripped bare across the country, and some citizens are beginning to raid grocery stores in desperately thefts to acquire enough food to prevent their own starvation.
Some Greeks are already dumpster diving for food, and one citizen told The Telegraph, “Sometimes I’ll find scrap metal that I can sell, although if I see something that looks reasonably safe to eat, I’ll take it. Other times you might find paper, cans, and bottles that you can get money for if you take them back to the shops for recycling.”
In Athens, one group of so-called “anti-establishment groups” raided a grocery store, stole the goods and fled on foot.  This is just the first of many such raids we’ll see on grocery stores in the coming days, of course. Continue reading