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Greek police say that a group of anarchists that they are calling ‘Robin Hoods” have committed a series of raids in which they storm a Greek supermarket while wearing hoods, steal pasta, rice and milk, and then hand out the food to poor people on the street.

Police say that the thieves have never stolen money or hurt anyone, and that when they’ve been seen without their hoods, they appear to be mostly women.

The raids are seen as a grass-roots reaction to rising inflation and high food prices.

KC's View:
There’s a movie in this story…as well as a cautionary note about broader issues facing consumers and the food industry.