By Marianne Arens, December 22, 2012
The Partei für Soziale Gleichheit (Socialist Equality Party) recently held a series of meetings in Germany under the slogan “Defend Greek workers.”
By Christoph Dreier, December 21, 2012
Workers are vehemently opposed to the implementation of the most recent cuts package, in particular the massive layoffs planned for the public sector.
By Ernst Wolf, December 8, 2012
Five austerity packages within the space of two and a half years have reduced the health system in Greece to the level of a developing country.
By Peter Schwarz, November 29, 2012
The main message from Monday’s meeting of euro zone finance ministers is that the Greek people confront years, if not decades, of austerity.
By Peter Schwarz, November 28, 2012
Euro zone finance ministers rejected calls by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), among others, for debt relief for the highly indebted country.
By Alejandro López, November 26, 2012
Alexis Tsipras attended a public meeting in Catalonia just three days before the regional elections.
By Christoph Dreier, November 22, 2012
The latest draft of the credit agreement between the Troika and the Greek government envisages the virtual abrogation of all the legal powers of parliament.
By Christoph Dreier, November 17, 2012
The report presented November 12 by the troika paints a devastating picture of Greece’s economic prospects.
By Christoph Dreier, November 14, 2012
Under conditions of growing popular resistance to austerity, SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras is preparing to succeed the unstable government of Greece in order to suppress workers’ protests.
By Robert Stevens, Jordan Shilton, November 13, 2012
A meeting of euro zone finance ministers on Monday delayed a further 31.5 billion euros in aid to Greece.
By Christoph Dreier, November 10, 2012
Following parliamentary adoption of the fifth package of austerity measures, strikes are continuing in much of the Greek public sector.
By Christoph Dreier, November 9, 2012
While this week’s strikes and mass protests show the immense potential power of the Greek workers, the policy of the trade unions and their political allies is aimed at suffocating the struggle to defeat the austerity measures.