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Syriza's Alexis Tsipras says 'only forward' as his support goes backward

01 September 2015
Days after Greece’s caretaker government was sworn in and set a date for new elections last week, the first of a new wave of cuts started to bite.

The left can emerge stronger after Greek election - but it must not rely on parliament

01 September 2015
Greece’s election looks set to produce a confrontation between a new coalition government trying to implement austerity and workers’ resistance against it.

Syriza fell in Greece because it gave in to the bosses demands for austerity

25 August 2015
Greece’s coalition government, led by the radical left party Syriza, has collapsed because it capitulated to bosses’ pressure to sign a new bailout agreement. This forced Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras to call a new election.

Resistance follows betrayal in Greece

18 August 2015
The glaring contradiction in Greece’s government is producing a political crisis.

Syriza left needs to fight against deal

04 August 2015
Anyone who imagined that Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras’ capitulation to the European Union (EU) in July would end the Greek crisis was kidding themselves. Unfortunately this is more because of what Europe’s rulers are doing than resistance from Syriza.

Greek workers strike and MPs rebel as government votes for austerity

16 July 2015
Striking public sector workers marched through Athens yesterday, Wednesday.

Protests at EU Greek cuts deal

23 June 2015
The European Union and the International Monetary Fund continued their brutish blackmail of the Greek government this week, writes Panos Garganas

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