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Syriza signs up for decades more austerity as final bailout deal ends in Greece

Syriza signs up for decades more austerity as final bailout deal ends in Greece Greece exited its final bailout agreement on Monday—the mechanism through which the European Union (EU) and the bankers have forced austerity on ordinary Greeks.

Greek general strike set to bring country to standstill

Greek general strike set to bring country to standstill Public and private sector workers in Greece are set to walk out on a general strike on Wednesday.

Greek right attempt comeback with nationalist rally

Greek right attempt comeback with nationalist rally A mass nationalist march showed the left needs to keep up the fightback

Transport strike in Greece cancels flights and brings trains and buses to a standstill

Transport strike in Greece cancels flights and   brings trains and buses to a standstill Thousands of transport workers in Greece struck on Monday of this week against the left wing Syriza government’s plans to bring in harsh new anti-union laws.

Greece brought to a standstill as workers go on general strike

Greece brought to a standstill as workers go on general strike A general strike across both the public and private sectors brought Greece to a standstill on Thursday. It was called by the ADEDY and GSEE union federations against austerity and the Syriza government’s attack on the right to strike.

Workers set for new general strike in Greece as Syriza government plans more austerity

Workers set for new general strike in Greece as Syriza government plans more austerity Trade unions in Greece have called a general strike on Thursday 14 December as parliament is set to discuss next year’s budget.

If Jeremy Corbyn becomes prime minister, we’ll need struggle to stop bosses’ sabotage

07 June 2017
Socialist Worker urges all its readers in England and Wales to back Jeremy Corbyn and vote Labour.

Workers across public sector in Greece walk out against Syriza government's austerity

29 November 2016
Public sector workers struck across Greece against austerity measures on Thursday of last week.

The resistible rise of the new right

15 November 2016
The politics of the ruling class are in deep crisis as disillusionment with the system deepens. Socialist Worker argues that discontent doesn’t have to go to the right

Strikes hit Greece as Syriza sinks to a new low

10 May 2016
Big strikes show the potential for workers to smash Syriza’s pensions attack, writes Panos Garganas

Syrian refugees in Greece speak out - 'We've decided to live like humans'

12 April 2016
Refugees are resisting deportations and state repression in Greece

Cuts provoke a walkout in Greece

12 April 2016
Greece’s creditors were in Athens this week negotiating more austerity.

Protests set to take place across Europe as EU and Turkey debate how to stop refugees

18 March 2016
 Protests set to take place across Europe as EU and Turkey debate how to stop refugees

Biggest general strike in years defies Syriza's pension cuts in Greece

04 February 2016
The huge general strike rally in Athens today, Thursday, was probably the biggest since 2011 and the summer of mass occupations of public squares.

Syriza one year on - what went wrong?

02 February 2016
The celebration that followed left party Syriza’s election last year has given way to bitterness, says Dave Sewell

Syriza faces nationwide strike against pension cut in Greece

02 February 2016
Workers in Greece were set to take part in a general strike to defend their pensions, reports Dave Sewell

Greek general strike provokes political crisis

03 December 2015
As Greece’s parliament debates its budget, workers held the second general strike in a month today, Thursday.

Greek workers set for general strike

20 October 2015
Unions in Greece have called a general strike on Thursday 12 November against an attack on pensions.

Tsipras's return won't end anger at austerity in Greece

22 September 2015
The mandate of left party Syriza is weaker despite its re-election last weekend and its austerity plans will spark more struggle, writes Dave Sewell

Yanis Varoufakis - ‘Left should beware of friends who fear confronting the rich’

15 September 2015
Greece’s former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis was among those who rebelled against Syriza’s support for austerity in parliament. He spoke to Socialist Worker:

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