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Fires in Greece and Turkey: Consequences of the Climate Crisis and Austerity Policies

In a summer marked by a succession of extreme weather events, Greece and Turkey have been experiencing heat waves and terrible fires in recent days, symptomatic of global warming but also resulting from catastrophic government management.

Hélène Angelou

August 7, 2021

Greek Neo-Nazi Group Declared a Criminal Organization by Court

After nearly five years of legal proceedings in Greece, the Athens Court of Appeals on Wednesday, October 7 found the leaders of the Greek neo-Nazi group Golden Dawn --- including the group’s head Nikolaos Michaloliakos --- guilty of belonging to and leading a criminal organization.

IzquierdaDiario.es

October 7, 2020

Turkey and Greece Face Off for Oil and Gas in the Eastern Mediterranean

The dispute for the control over hydrocarbons discovered at the bottom of the Mediterranean is re-configuring the links between two powers that are at a crossroads while also facing severe domestic issues.

Salvador Soler

September 9, 2020

From Argentina to Athens: Connecting the Revolutionary Left

I spent 48 hours in the Greek capital. My goal: Sharing some experiences of the Trotskyist left in Argentina. The meeting almost didn't take place because of 15 "nihilist" anarchists. It was pure chaos – and still a good internationalist exchange.

Nathaniel Flakin

November 24, 2017

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

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 Athens.

Manos Skoufoglou

September 23, 2016

Syriza and Podemos: A Necessary Balance Sheet

Syriza and Podemos emerged in Southern Europe in the context of a deep capitalist crisis and a concomitant crisis of the political regimes. Both political formations occupied the vacant space left by the decline in popularity of European social democracies, who are responsible for rigorously implementing the neoliberal agenda against workers and youth over the last decades.

Diego Lotito

August 6, 2016

Greece Strikes Again

On Thursday, November 12, Greece was paralyzed as public and private sector workers went on strike to protest harsh austerity measures imposed by Alexis Tsipras' "leftist" government and the third bailout. This was the first general strike to take place during the SYRIZA-ANEL coalition government, was was re-elected in September.

Alejandra Ríos

November 25, 2015

INTERVIEW: ‘Tsipras is saving Greek capitalism’

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 anti-capitalist coalition Antarsya.

Josefina L. Martínez

October 8, 2015

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

If the result of the elections in January expressed the hope (along with the illusions it included) of the working class for abolition of the memoranda and austerity through the parliamentary route and a “Government of the Left”, the same, more or less, result in the election of the 20th of September has a totally […]

Left Voice

October 3, 2015