Greece

Greece: Towards a Syriza government?

Greece: Towards a Syriza government?

At the end of last year a constitutional crisis arose in austerity-ridden Greece with the failure to elect a president. This triggered an early general election to be called for 25 January. Much to the panic of the capitalist class internationally, Syriza (the left party) leads the polls, largely because it is seen as the […]

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Greece: Still in the eye of the storm

Greece: Still in the eye of the storm

From the outside, it can appear there’s a certain pause in the struggle in Greece. Is this true? There is a certain lull in the movement, compared to the titanic battles particularly of 2011, but there is no real quiet on the frontline. To start with, the solidarity movement is extremely extensive in Greece. It […]

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Greece: After the Syriza congress

Greece: After the Syriza congress

Party battles promise to be as hard as the Greek class struggle The leadership of Syriza achieved the main goals it had set for the first congress of the now ‘unified’ party that took place in July. The component organizations of Syriza, the Coalition of the Radical Left, will now be dissolved – “within a […]

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Another 48 hour general strike paralyses Greek society

Another 48 hour general strike paralyses Greek society

Yesterday was the first day of another 48 hours general strike. How big was the strike and protests of the Greek workers and youth? The strike paralysed Greece completely. Athens was like a deserted city as nothing moved except the demonstration of the striking workers. Not only workers were on strike but small shopkeepers as […]

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