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15 May 2013
Condition critical: Cuts in NHS staffing levels as a result of 'efficiency savings', and the drive to achieve Foundation Trust status, mean that patient care is at unsafe levels, writes Simon Carter.
8 May 2013
In the elections of June 2012, the neo-fascist party Golden Dawn (GD) got 7% of the votes and entered the Greek parliament for the first time, with 18 MPs
20 March 2013
What way forward for Greece and the working class in Europe?: On Friday 15 March 500 people attended a public meeting organised by the London branch of Syriza, the left party in Greece. Alexis Tsipras, Syriza's leader, spoke at the meeting
13 February 2013
On 5 February the Greek government deployed military-style conscription against striking maritime workers to force an end to their industrial action...
14 November 2012
But how can the struggle against austerity be won?: On 6 and 7 November Greek workers participated en masse in a 48-hour general strike against the New Democracy-led coalition of prime minister Antonis Samaras
17 October 2012
'But the EU is at war on us' exclaimed a number of Greek workers when reacting to the European Union (EU) being awarded a Nobel peace prize...
10 October 2012
Solidarity with workers fighting cuts in Europe: German chancellor Angela Merkel is expected in Greece on 9 October. She will be greeted by an increasing bitterness and anger
3 October 2012
Huge response to general strike in Greece: The Greek working class has put up an incredible struggle against the vicious austerity measures raining down on them...
20 June 2012
Clear socialist programme for struggle needed: The outcome of the elections in Greece has left the majority of the population with mixed feelings. On the one hand, there is the victory of the right-wing New Democracy...
20 June 2012
Wealthy rats are leaping from the sinking ships. As the eurozone lurches from crisis to crisis, the rich and the super-rich in Greece, Spain, Italy and even France and Germany are transferring their wealth...
13 June 2012
As on a rickety rollercoaster, the euro train could shoot off the rails at any moment. Will it be triggered by the soaring loop of the Spanish banking crisis? Or the crazy corkscrew of the Greek crisis...
13 June 2012
Southampton University saw 30-plus people cram into the Nuffield Theatre on Thursday 7 June. Students, trade unionists and unemployed people came to hear speeches from Nick Sakellaropoulos
13 June 2012
'While the economy is going down the pan, Greek politicians are fighting'. That's how the British media presented the attack on two female left-wing MPs by a MP from the neo-nazi group Golden Dawn...
23 May 2012
In Britain, as in every country of Europe, millions of working people are following events in Greece with baited breath, inspired by the defiance of the Greek population
16 May 2012
Voters - not only in Greece but also in the recent French presidential elections, the German regional elections, in Italy's local elections and indeed in the UK - have punished the ruling parties for making the working and middle classes pay for the failure of the capitalist profit system
9 May 2012
Following the recent elections in Greece, which saw two out of three voters vote against pro-austerity parties and a big swing to left parties, Niall Mulholland spoke to Andros Payiatsos, from Xekinima (CWI in Greece)
11 April 2012
Open the books!: Nearly one-in-four books sold in Britain are bought from Amazon.co.uk - the company has made £7.6 billion of sales here in the last three years...
21 March 2012
Super rich suffer cash piles: It seems that 'Broke Britain' ain't so broke. Cash holdings of big companies in Britain are standing at £731 billion. That's cash sitting in banks not being invested because of 'lack of confidence...
15 March 2012
"When the present devastating world crisis of capitalism broke, the Socialist Party and the CWI drew bold far-reaching conclusions: that this time there would be no quick or easy way out for capitalism and that arising from this we would see a period of revolution and counter-revolution"
15 February 2012
Workers and left parties must organise serious campaign to kick out the government: On Sunday 12 February the Greek parliament voted for the new austerity cuts demanded by the European Union, International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank - the 'Troika'...
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