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Greece: Mighty class-based ‘NO’ shakes bosses’ EU

Greece: Mighty class-based ‘NO’ shakes bosses’ EU

Referendum earthquake sees working class boldly defy Troika and Greece’s servile ruling class!

Is ‘Podemos’ the Spanish Syriza?

Is ‘Podemos’ the Spanish Syriza?

Dangers of “moderation” and domestication Danny Byrne, CWI Greece’s election of a Syriza-led government has encouraged anti-austerity Left forces throughout crisis-ravaged Europe and beyond. Nowhere is this more the case then in Spain, where a force widely seen as the ’Spanish Syriza’, Podemos, goes from strength to strength. Opinion polls […]

Greece: Syriza retreats under EU threats

Greece: Syriza retreats under EU threats

Popular mood shows anti-austerity socialist policies would win huge support Nicos Anastasiades, Xekinima (CWI Greece) On 20 February, Greek negotiators agreed a four month extension of the current bailout programme with its creditors (the Troika – EU, IMF and European Central Bank). It is reported that the Greek delegation were […]

Greece: Syriza comes to power as old ruling parties collapse

Greece: Syriza comes to power as old ruling parties collapse

Left parties fail to form government – Syriza goes into coalition with populist right Independent Greeks Interview with Andros Payiatsos from Xekinima (CWI Greece) What is the importance of the Greek election results? We can describe the result as of historical significance because it represented the collapse of the old forces that […]

Greece: Towards a Syriza government?

Greece: Towards a Syriza government?

General elections on 25 January Interview with Andros Payiatsos, Xekinima (CWI in Greece) 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 […]