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Greek workers strike as MPs debate European Union's austerity demands

Greek workers strike as MPs debate European Unions austerity demands Tens of thousands of workers flooded the streets of central Athens in Greece yesterday, Wednesday, as the country was brought to a standstill by a general strike.

Adults in the room - the inside story on Greece's bailout blackmail

Adults in the room - the inside story on Greeces bailout blackmail Workers across Greece were set to walk out in a general strike on Wednesday—against more austerity that a radical left government was elected to end two years ago.

How we fought the colonels’ coup in Greece—and what it can teach us for today

How we fought the colonels’ coup in Greece—and what it can teach us for today Fifty years ago on Friday, Maria Styllou was among those who occupied the Greek embassy in London in response to a coup in Greece. She explains how the coup happened and what it means

As May triggers Article 50, the EU is still no alternative

As May triggers Article 50, the EU is still no alternative New EU attacks on Greek workers and on refugees are a reminder that our task is fight for a left Brexit

The fight against racism is international, says activist in Greece

The fight against racism is international, says activist in Greece The weekend of Saturday 18 March will be an international mobilisation against racism across Europe that was initially called by the movement in Greece.

Big anti-racist demos welcome refugee children into Greek schools

Big anti-racist demos welcome refugee children into Greek schools Big demonstrations welcomed around 500 refugee children to school in the port city of Piraeus, near Athens in Greece, last Tuesday.  

Workers in Greece launch general strike as bosses demand brutal austerity

13 December 2016
A general strike in Greece brought the country to a standstill today, Thursday. The strike came in advance of the Greek parliament meeting this Saturday to vote on the conditions of the next bailout.

Greek workers gear up for a general strike

06 December 2016
A general strike of public and private sector workers was set to take place in Greece on Thursday.

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.

General strike in Greece can beat the European Union's austerity programme

18 October 2016
Public sector unions in Greece are gearing up for a new general strike against Syriza’s austerity drive, writes Panos Garganas in Athens

Strike and protests confront Greek Nazis

20 September 2016
Golden Dawn fascists are facing opposition, writes Greek socialist and anti-fascist Giorgos Pittas

Port workers in Greece lead resistance to stop selloffs after new bailout blackmail

31 May 2016
Workers at the Greek port of Piraeus near Athens struck for two days last week against privatisation.

International round up: Protests against Syriza’s new austerity measures in Greece

24 May 2016
Greek MPs narrowly voted for a new round of austerity measures last Sunday to satisfy European Union (EU) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) blackmail.

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

Greek workers to strike for 48 hours in battle against EU's pension cuts

05 May 2016
Workers across Greece are set to walk out on a 48 hour general strike starting tomorrow, Friday, called at the last minute today. The government has just announced that parliament will vote on a hated attack on pensions on Sunday.

'We must let in child refugees’—Labour's Lord Alf Dubs speaks out

03 May 2016
Tory MPs are coming under increasing pressure over their refusal to let unaccompanied child refugees come to Britain.

European Union and bankers demand more pain in Greece

03 May 2016
The European Union (EU) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) are demanding yet more austerity in Greece.

Tories leave child refugees to rot as protests hit Greek island of Chios

26 April 2016
The government was disgracefully fighting to stop unaccompanied child refugees from being allowed into Britain on Monday of this week.

Refugee speaks out from inside detention camp on Chios in the Greek islands

21 April 2016
More than 7,000 refugees are now locked in detention camps on the Greek islands, following a European Union (EU) deal with Turkey last month. They face prison-like conditions and uncertain futures. But they are also fighting back.

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

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