Tag: OXI

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.

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.

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.

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?

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 title of an article by Costas Lapavitsas, the well-known Greek Marxist economist and member of the Left Platform, which was published in July in “Le Monde Diplomatique”. Here we review some of the main concepts developed by the author and further delve into the polemic

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.

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.

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.

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?