Communist Party of Greece: from class collaboration to extreme sectarianism

 The KKE (Communist Party of Greece) is the oldest party in activity in Greece. Founded in 1918, it actively participated in the main events of the XX century in the country. In the January elections, it won 5.47 per cent of the votes and elected 15 MPs, becoming...

Greek workers strike against austerity

On 6 May the union rank and file in Greece forced the trade union leaderships to call and extend a general strike for three days. It was the fourth general strike to take place under Tsipras Syriza government.  By ISL - Britain.   Greece’s largest labour union, the private sector GSEE, the...

Living One Day in a Revolutionary Situation

Lenin summed up the description of a revolutionary situation by stating that “those on top can no longer continue living as they did before and those on the bottom are no longer willing to live as they have lived until now”. This is the feeling when you come to Athens, Greece. At the hotel I askthe clerk if the...

Workers facing the abyss

A serious outbreak of malaria, and a sudden and uncontrolled increase in HIV infections, due to a health system in collapse. Rural children passing out during classes due to malnutrition, and classes suspended in winter months because no adequate heating can be provided. An official rate of unemployment...

The Greek elections and the possibility of a Syriza’s government

After the failed attempt by Prime Minister Andonis Samaras to secure his choice of Presidental candidate, Stavros Dimas in three consecutive ballots, the government has been forced to call an early election. The loss of control in parliament over who should be the new president is just an expression...

Greece says “OXI” to austerity

The first official results of the referendum held THIS Sunday in Greece point to a victory for the "NO" with 60.6% of votes, which means a rejection of the proposals made by the Troika that wants to continue the extortion of the Greek people to make they pay...

Supporting the Greek people, against the “bailout”!

The European Union is the Europe of the capital and the crisis! Papandreou, the Troika foreman who, in less than two years has submitted the Greek people to five successive adjustment plans, each of them more brutal than the previous one, announced on November 02 that he would hold...

The Fight Against The Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn

In September after Pavlos Fyssas’ murder, the known rapper Killah P, an antifascist activist and member of the leftist coalition Antarsya, the Greek streets were taken up by huge demonstrations and clashes with the police, demanding the ban of the neo-fascist party Golden Dawn. Fyssas Pavlos's murder was the drop...

Greek parliament approves treacherous agreement between Tsipras and the Troika

The betrayal is consummated. The Greek Parliament, at the request of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, approved the brutal colonialist package of measures that the Syriza’s government agreed with the Troika (European Commission, European Central Bank, IMF) a few days ago, in exchange for a third "bailout" that will...

Cyprus: The Past and Today of the Endless Story

The "endless story" continues! Elections were held in North Cyprus. Ersin Tatar, the right-wing UBP candidate supported by the palace regime had won with 51.47% and with a difference of 4500 votes. by Hakkı Yükselen / Kırmızı Gazete   22.10.2020 Tatar, in his speech after the elections, firstly thanked Turkey’s President Erdogan...

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