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
Solidarity from Brazil with the Greeks demonstrators
(VIDEO) The Congress of the Movimiento Revolucionario das Trabalhadores (MRT), Brazilian section of the Trotskyist Fraction - Fourth International, held last weekend in Sao Paulo (Brazil), sent its solidarity to Greek demonstrators.
Left VoiceJuly 21, 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
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
Day of strikes and demonstrations in Greece, clashes with police in Syntagma Square
On Wednesday, the Greek civil servants union confederation ADEDY held a 24-hour strike against the agreement between the government and the creditors, at the same time Parliament took up a vote on the agreement. Police repressed demonstrators in Athens's Syntagma Square.
Jacobo GarcíaJuly 16, 2015
The Eurogroup’s brutal agreement on Greece: A colonialist pact
After 48 hours of meetings, Alexis Tsipras accepted every condition of the Eurogroup in order to reach an agreement. The Greek parliament will approve privatizations, cut backs, and other austerity measures in the next three days in exchange for a new bailout.
Josefina L. MartínezJuly 14, 2015
Tsipras’ capitulation and the general strike against the agreement
Despite the resounding NO at the referendum last July 5, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accepted the demands made by the Troika. A new austerity package is on the way. Syriza has ignored the people's mandate. The call for a general strike by the public workers federation will pose the first challenge to the government.
Celeste MurilloJuly 14, 2015
SYRIZA: The referendum was a joke
Friday night, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras successfully rallied support from Greek MPs for a bailout deal strikingly similar to the one rejected by national vote five days earlier. Once again, left-wing elements within SYRIZA expressed their discontent. A response from the Troika is expected this Sunday.
Juan Cruz FerreJuly 11, 2015
Interview: What’s happening in Greece after the Referendum?
The “NO” victory in the Greek referendum showed that a majority of workers and youth rejected the terms of the bailout and oppose paying a debt that amounts to 180% of the country’s GDP. What are the possible scenarios after Sunday’s referendum?
Left VoiceJuly 7, 2015
The Greek people have said NO to the adjustment measures. Now it is time to organise the struggle to defeat the Troika.
With almost all the votes counted, 61% are for "No" and 39% for "Yes". The 22-point difference proves wrong those who predicted a narrow result. According to several sources, the “No” vote was stronger in working class districts and among young voters.
Left VoiceJuly 5, 2015