Greece

"First signs of self-organization by the refugees" – Interview with Manos Skoufoglou

September 23, 2016 | Almost 60,000 refugees are stranded in Greece. There are first links to the radical left. An Interview mit Manos Skoufoglou, a leading member of the anticapitalist alliance ANTARSYA in (...)

Manos Skoufoglou

EUROPEAN LEFT

Syriza and Podemos: A Necessary Balance

August 06, 2016 | Syriza and Podemos emerged in the context of a deep capitalist crisis. However, it has not taken long for both organizations to demonstrate their narrow (...)

Diego Lotito
Josefina L. Martínez

INTERVIEW

Greece Strikes Again

November 25, 2015 | Left Voice interviewed Gianna Katsiampoura, a member of OKDE-Spartakos in Greece and a researcher at the National Hellenic Research Foundation.

Alejandra Ríos

GREECE

INTERVIEW: ‘Tsipras is saving Greek capitalism’

October 08, 2015 | We interviewed Kostas Skordoulis, a leading member of OKDE-Spartakos about the situation in Greece following the elections last September 20, Syriza, Popular Unity, and the debates within (...)

Josefina L. Martínez

GREECE

Announcement of the Political Bureau of OKDE-SPARTAKOS about the elections in 20th of September

October 03, 2015

GREECE

The Greek Elections and the Strategic Debates within the Left

September 25, 2015 | On September 21, Alexis Tsipras returned as prime minister, supported by a coalition between his party and the right-wing nationalist Anel party. This government, which assumed power as a left (...)

Claudia Cinatti

GREECE

Syriza Forms New Coalition Government for the Third Memorandum

September 22, 2015 | Syriza won more than 35 percent of the vote in Sunday's Greek elections. In contrast to euphoria back in January, Alexis Tsipras prepares to form a new coalition government with Anel (Greek (...)

ON THE SEPTEMBER 20TH GREEK ELECTIONS

Against Syriza’s austerity and the false alternatives of Popular Unity and the KKE

September 16, 2015 | Statement by the Trotskyist Fraction - Fourth International. For an independent and working class policy. The capitalists must pay for the crisis

GREECE

Who’s Who in the Greek Left

September 04, 2015 | We present our readers a map of the main tendencies of the Greek Left, including SYRIZA and its internal tendencies, Popular Unity, the KKE, ANTARSYA and (...)

Alejandra Ríos

GREECE / INTERVIEW

’I think that the dilemma of ’reform or revolution?’ is still valid’

August 26, 2015 | Left Voice interviewed Kostas Skordoulis, a leading member of OKDE-Spartakos about the current situation in Greece following the resignation of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the recent (...)

Alejandra Ríos

GREEK CRISIS

Chronicle of a trip to Greece

August 18, 2015 | Workers and youth around the world have followed the struggle of the Greek people with interest and hope. At the end of July and beginning of August we visited Greece to meet activists, trade (...)

Laura Varlet

FROM ATHENS

The Institute Pantelis Pouliopoulos and the legacy of Greek Trotskyism

August 17, 2015

Alejandra Ríos
Josefina L. Martínez
Laura Varlet

FROM ATHENS

Interview with Nikos Tsibidas: public broadcaster ERT under workers’ control during two years

August 06, 2015 | After the government shut down Greek Radio-Television (ERT) in 2013, the workers resisted and took ERT into collective self management and continued broadcasting for 2 (...)

Alejandra Ríos

FROM ATHENS

A Difficult Summer for Tsipras

August 05, 2015 | After a very difficult July, the crisis continues to hit hard in Greece. In the exhausting month of August, Tsipras government still faces great difficulties: a historic stock market crash, (...)

Laura Varlet

IDEAS&DEBATES

Exit the Euro? Polemic with Greek Economist Costas Lapavitsas

August 04, 2015 | A broad spectrum of people from Nobel Prize in Economics winners Paul Krugman and Joseph Stiglitz to members of Syriza’s Left Platform, are defending – with more or less resolve – the need for (...)

Paula Bach

NOTES FROM ATHENS

Greek crisis: stories from our correspondents in Athens

August 02, 2015 | From Athens, I am impressed by the eagerness of the Greek people to debate about the country's future.Politics is everywhere. On this site we will be publishing interviews with Greek activists (...)

Alejandra Ríos

FROM ATHENS

Refugee Camp in Athens: A desperate attempt to escape from war and persecutions

August 01, 2015

Alejandra Ríos

GREEK CRISIS

Migrants in Greece: Refugee camp in Athens

August 01, 2015

Alejandra Ríos

GREECE

Tsipras defeats the Left Platform at Syriza’s CC meeting

July 31, 2015 | At a meeting that lasted for 14 hours, Tsipras defeated a motion presented by the Left Platform of Syriza. The Central Committee decided to hold an extraordinary party congress in September, (...)

Alejandra Ríos
Josefina L. Martínez

EUROPE

Greece: A scandalous trial targeting left-wing activists

July 30, 2015 | On Tuesday July 28, the charges faced by three activists arrested on July 15 during the mobilisation in Syntagma Square were announced. While the police were beating the demonstrators, the (...)

Laura Varlet

EUROPE

Greece: arrested demonstrators on trial

July 30, 2015 | Statement of Greek organization OKDE-Spartakos on the trial of the arrested demonstrators last July 15.

OPINION

Internal disputes in German government over pressure on Greece

July 23, 2015 | Last Friday, the German parliament approved a colonialist pact against Greece. Although a broad majority voted in favor, the governing parties faced an internal opposition. A dispute that even (...)

Stefan Schneider

IDEAS&DEBATES

Greece: Have you read it?

July 22, 2015 | The Greek people voted NO at the referendum last July 5. Nevertheless, Prime Minister Tsipras accepted the demands made by the Troika. New austerity measures were approved in the Parliament... (...)

SOLIDARITY

International Solidarity with the Greek demonstrators taking part in the protest against the austerity plans

July 22, 2015 | We strongly condemn the brutal police repression against demonstrators gathered outside parliament to oppose the new referendum signed by Tsipras and The Troika, and backed by the Greek (...)

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