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Migrants join mass anti-racist demo in Athens

24 March 2015
Protests took place across Europe and beyond last Saturday. Anti-fascists in Greece called the day of action to seek solidarity against the Nazi Golden Dawn.

Protests in Germany as rulers try to beat Greece

24 March 2015
The latest standoff between Europe’s rulers and the Greek government began this week. Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras and German chancellor Angela Merkel held crunch talks in Berlin.

Growing confidence in Greece to take on Nazi Golden Dawn

17 March 2015
The call for international protests against racism and fascism this Saturday first came from Greece. And the demonstrations here look set to be massive.

Syriza and socialist strategy—part two

17 March 2015
Alex Callinicos argues that any successful socialist strategy has to build working class strength to take on the repressive core of the state

Syriza and socialist strategy - part one

10 March 2015
Stathis Kouvelakis, a leading figure on the left of the Greek radical left party Syriza, argues it has made mistakes but is still our best hope for change.

Health strike planned as rulers pressure Syriza

10 March 2015
Health workers in two Athens hospitals were set to walk out on Wednesday of this week and march on the Ministry of Health. 

Splits in Syriza after leaders sign deal for more austerity

03 March 2015
Greece’s left wing government began a new test last week as it returned from eurozone negotiations to face its supporters at home.

Resistance can beat the Eurogroup rulers

03 March 2015
The Greek struggle has only just started, and we need to learn the lessons of its opening phase, writes Alex Callinicos.

Hundreds debate Syriza and socialist strategy

03 March 2015
Up to 300 people came to a debate on Syriza and socialist strategy in central London on Wednesday of last week. The debate was organised by the International Socialism journal (ISJ).

New Greek deal turns the screws on Syriza

24 February 2015
As a European Union deal locks Greece into austerity, workers plan more protests, writes Dave Sewell

Greece deal is about more than just debt

24 February 2015
There was something very peculiar about the agreement thrashed out between Greece’s radical left Syriza-led government and the Eurogroup of finance ministers. 

Workers tell Syriza, 'Don't go back'

17 February 2015
A wave of protests swept Greece last Sunday. The biggest was outside the Greek parliament in Athens’ Syntagma Square—and the shift in mood was clear.

Europe’s rulers try to force Greece's left government into a climbdown

17 February 2015
The European Union’s (EU) rulers and the bosses are determined to make sure last month’s Greek election counts for nothing.

Bankers pile pressure on Greece as Syriza challenges European Union

10 February 2015
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras laid out his government’s policy on Sunday of last week, as parliament opened for the first time since the elections.

Thousands protest in Athens against bullying bankers

06 February 2015
Thousands of protesters rallied at short notice outside the Greek parliament in Athens last night, Thursday, against the bullying of Europe’s top banker.

Syriza plans for end to austerity—and the rich fight back

03 February 2015
 Workers rejoiced in Greece as the new government led by radical left party Syriza announced its first moves last week

Syriza and the state

03 February 2015
Alex Callinicos looks at the challenges facing Greece’s new left government—and the ideas behind its strategy

Greek workers shouldn’t pay the bankers’ debts

03 February 2015
People in Greece are furious that austerity is being imposed on them in exchange for bailouts of the government’s debt to the bankers.

Antarsya candidate on where next after Greece's election

27 January 2015
Giorgos Pittas, a candidate for the anti?capitalist coalition Antarsya, spoke to Socialist Worker about the key priorities after Sunday’s election.

'Syriza win means hope has arrived in Greece'

27 January 2015
Voters in Greece delivered a resounding rejection of austerity in last Sunday’s general election.

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