Poland East Helps West

December 14, 2011 - 10:30 AM
- A woman looks through garbage in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011. Poland still faces many economic problems despite strong growth since in joined the European Union in 2004. People across central and eastern Europe are balking at a request that they provide loans to the International Monetary Fund to help indebted countries using the euro. Many argue that they should not have to sacrifice to help people in the West, who enjoy a much higher standard of living even though their states are crushed by mountains of debt. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz) - POLAND OUT -