‘I think that the dilemma of ‘reform or revolution?’ is still valid’
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 formation of Popular Unity. Kostas spoke to us in a personal capacity.
Alejandra RíosAugust 26, 2015
Exit the Euro? Polemic with Greek Economist Costas Lapavitsas
Spanish version from La Izquierda Diario, July 27, 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 Greece to abandon the Eurozone. “The Case for Grexit” (1) is the […]
Paula BachAugust 4, 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
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
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
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
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