Tsipras defeats the Left Platform at Syriza’s CC meeting
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, after the third bailout has been completed.
Alejandra RíosJuly 31, 2015
Greece: A scandalous trial targeting left-wing activists
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 was beating the demonstrators, the government led by Alexis Tsipras was debating the draconian agreement with the Troika. The activists were sentenced to several months of imprisonment on suspended sentences of three years.
Laura VarletJuly 30, 2015
From the Podemos hypothesis to the test of power
Podemos was born one and a half years ago. It presented itself as something new, a participatory movement “open to all citizens”. Referring to the movement of the Spanish “indignados” (the ‘indignant’ or ‘outraged’) that emerged on May 15, 2011, Pablo Iglesias at the time announced that, “We said in the plazas that it can be done and we are saying today that we can do it”.
Diego LotitoJuly 25, 2015
Internal disputes in German government over pressure on Greece
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 reflected itself within Merkel's cabinet.
Stefan SchneiderJuly 23, 2015
International Solidarity with the Greek demonstrators taking part in the protest against the austerity plans
We, the undersigned, 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 Parliament.
Left VoiceJuly 22, 2015
German Parliament approves colonialist pact against Greece
On Friday, the German Bundestag came together for an extraordinary session to vote on the initiation of negotiations with the Greek government based on the agreement reached last Sunday with the Troika.
Stefan SchneiderJuly 18, 2015
Biggest attack on trade unions’ rights for 30 years
Yesterday the British government unveiled its Trade Union Bill – a draconian set of proposals that will affect working conditions and trade union’s rights and shift the balance of power in favour of the bosses. The new bill represents the biggest crackdown on trade union rights in 30 years since Margaret Thatcher introduced her anti-union laws in the 80s.
Alejandra RíosJuly 17, 2015
The neocolonialist agreement on Greece reveals the real face of capitalist Europe
French version from Révolution Permanente, July 16, 2015. The agreement imposed upon Greece by European leaders, after an intense campaign of economic terrorism orchestrated by the European Central Bank and the threat of the country’s possible exit from the Eurozone, highlights as never before the most monstrous face of capitalist Europe. The merciless attitude adopted […]
Juan ChingoJuly 16, 2015