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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: 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 […]

Euro elections: A revolt against the capitalist establishment

Euro elections: A revolt against the capitalist establishment

Gains for the far right but some successes for genuine Left Peter Taaffe, general secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) The long-predicted ’earthquake’ – the electoral “triumph” of the far right and their allies – took place in the European elections in some key countries. In […]