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1 May 2010
Statement of GUE/NGL (United Left) group in the European parliament in solidarity with Greek and all European workers. The initiative for the statement was taken by Joe Higgins, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) MEP.
27 April 2010
PUBLIC SECTOR workers in Greece staged another strike last Friday against the savage austerity measures being imposed on workers by the beleaguered Pasok government...
31 March 2010
THE WORST capitalist crisis since the 1930s has led to increasing crises, turbulence and change in the world, writes Danny Byrne.
17 March 2010
ON THURSDAY 11 March, Greece was again brought to a standstill by the third general strike in a few weeks against the government's third draconian austerity package since the start of the year, writes Andreas Payiatsos, Xekinima (CWI Greece), Athens, and Niall Mulholland (CWI).
3 March 2010
Greece's 24 February general strike was comprehensive, covering the whole of the public and private sectors of the economy...
17 February 2010
THE ECONOMIC and political crisis in Greece and other member countries of the eurozone has thrown the single European currency into its deepest crisis since its introduction in 2002, writes Kevin Parslow.
17 February 2010
HUNDREDS OF thousands of public sector workers took strike action in Greece on Wednesday 10 February, writes Andreas Payiatsos, Xekinima (CWI Greece), Athens.
10 February 2010
Energy price shock: AHEAD OF its expected announcement of an "embarrassingly high" record £540 million profit for 2009, British Gas has announced a small cut in consumer prices of 7%...
12 January 2010
Robert Bechert attended last December's successful congress of Xekinima, the CWI in Greece. This article by him on the present political situation in Greece is based on discussions that took place at that congress.
2 December 2009
STOCK MARKETS and the world financial system have been rocked by the request by investment corporation 'Dubai World', the wholly-owned subsidiary of the Gulf state of Dubai, for a six month moratorium on the repayment of $3.5 billion of loans, writes Kevin Parslow.
13 October 2009
Andros Payiatsos, of Xekinima (CWI in Greece) - which participates in Syriza (Coalition of the Radical Left) - reports on the 4 October general election in Greece...
7 October 2009
Family fortunes: Tory party leader David Cameron has admitted on the Andrew Marr show that his is "definitely a well-off family"...
9 June 2009
Last week's European elections gave a snapshot, albeit often distorted by low turnouts, of the continent's anxious mood and the distrust, if not hostility, to most governments...
31 March 2009
CWI European meeting: The European Bureau of the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) took place this week. The CWI is the socialist international to which the Socialist Party is affiliated. The meeting discussed the...
4 March 2009
Constantina Kuneva was brutally attacked, in Greece, close to her house last December. The hired assassins threw battery acid in her face and then, in an attempt to ensure she would be killed, forced her...
15 February 2009
We have chartered in our publications the over years the astonishing collapse of British manufacturing - once the 'workshop of the world' - and its reliance on finance capital, initiated by Thatcher and willingly continued by Blair and Brown...
10 December 2008
Protesters in Greece, photo Xekinima
16 April 2008
French workers demonstrate in 2003, photo Paul Mattsson
25 March 2008
ON WEDNESDAY 19 March Greece experienced one of the greatest general strikes in its history, writes Andros Payiatsos, Xekinima (CWI Greece), Athens.
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