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.esOctober 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 SolerSeptember 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 FlakinNovember 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 SkoufoglouSeptember 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 LotitoAugust 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 RíosNovember 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. MartínezOctober 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 VoiceOctober 3, 2015
The Greek Elections and the Strategic Debates within the Left
On September 21, Alexis Tsipras returned as prime minister, supported by a coalition between his party and the right-wing nationalist Anel party. It has been only two months since the massive victory of the “NO“ vote in the referendum on the third memorandum. This government, which assumed power as a left coalition, and ended up accepting the toughest structural adjustment plan yet imposed by foreign creditors, is now being given a "second opportunity". Syriza represented the “lesser evil” in the elections against the historical parties of New Democracy and Pasok, who are considered to be the authors of the tragedy that the Greek people are now living.
Claudia CinattiSeptember 25, 2015
Syriza Forms New Coalition Government for the Third Memorandum
Syriza won more than 35 percent of the vote in Sunday's Greek elections. In contrast to euphoria back in January, Alexis Tsipras prepares to form a new coalition government with Anel (Greek Independents) to implement the third memorandum.
Left VoiceSeptember 22, 2015