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11 June 2014
Syriza, the left party in Greece, is now the first party - 3.9 % ahead of right-wing capitalist party New Democracy in the European elections
2 October 2013
The right-wing New Democracy (ND) and ex-social democratic Pasok coalition government in Greece has finally decided to crack down on the neo-fascist Golden Dawn after the recent murder of left-wing rapper Pavlos Fyssas, writes Xekinima reporters.
25 September 2013
Public sector workers have, yet again, demonstrated their determination to resist the Greek government's austerity attacks, as demanded under the bailout conditions of the Troika (International Monetary Fund, European Commission and European Central Bank)
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
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
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...
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)
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'...
18 January 2012
In October 2011 the Greek Pasok government of George Papandreou (just before being forced out of office), announced the implementation of a new housing tax through people's electricity bills, writes Christina Ziakka, Xekinima (CWI in Greece).
9 November 2011
'National unity' government will pursue same austerity measures: Greek prime minister George Papandreou has been forced to leave office. His Pasok government will be replaced by a 'national unity' coalition government.
19 October 2011
Strikes must be democratically controlled by unions' ranks: The announcement by the Greek Pasok government on 7 October of a new bill savaging the jobs and conditions of public sector workers provoked an explosion of struggles, strikes and occupations in almost every part of the public sector in Greece
13 July 2011
As the sovereign debt crisis in Greece deepens, Andros Payiatos from Xekinima (CWI in Greece), speaks about its effects and the way out for workers and the majority in society
1 June 2011
Since Wednesday 25 May the central squares in Athens and other Greek cities have been occupied by protesters...
25 May 2011
Greece's second 24-hour general strike held this year, on 11 May, saw massive workers' participation and completely paralysed every aspect of economic life in Greece
9 February 2011
Three hundred 'undocumented' immigrant workers began a hunger strike on 25 January, demanding documents and equal rights...
24 December 2010
Leaders of some of the most militant trade unions engaged in struggle today against cuts and sackings spoke at the Saturday and Sunday rallies of Socialism 2010...
23 June 2010
WE ARE appealing to all members and supporters of the Socialist Party and readers of The Socialist for a donation to aid the work of our sister party, Xekinima, the Greek section of the Committee for a Workers' International, writes Ken Douglas, Socialist Party treasurer.
16 June 2010
Feature On a visit to Greece at the start of June, Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, attended a meeting of the central committee of Xekinima, the Greek section of the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI)...
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).
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