Analyzing The Failures Of Syriza

By Pete Dolack, -

By Pete Dolack for Counterpunch. So many put their puts hopes into Syriza; so many were bitterly disappointed. Greece’s Coalition of the Radical Left proved wholly unable to resist the enormous [...]

Newsletter: Brexit Backlash Against EU, Revolt Against Elites

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The globalized economy is not working for most people of the world. International trade agreements and new government structures like [...]

EU: Left To Reclaim Democracy From ‘Technocrats’

By Nadia Prupis, -

By Nadia Prupis for Commondreams. Berlin, Germany - Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis on Tuesday announced the launch of a pan-European progressive movement to "democratize" the [...]

Greece: SYRIZA Wins Elections But This Is No Mandate For Austerity

By Fred Weston and Arturo Rodriguez, -

By Fred Weston and Arturo Rodriguez in Marxist - SYRIZA won the elections yesterday, which Tsipras claims gives him a mandate to continue on the road he had already embarked on this summer, i.e. [...]

Newsletter: Transformation – Elections & Movements

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance - The United States has unusual challenges for movements working in the electoral system. The two party system is deeply embedded in law [...]

Syriza Rebels Form A New Party

By BBC News, -

By BBC News - Rebels from Greece's governing left-wing Syriza are to break away and form a new party. Prime Minister and Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras stood down on Thursday, paving the way for [...]

Greek Parliament Approves Bailout Causing a Rebellion In SYRIZA

By Sharmini Peries, -

By Sharmini Peries for the Real News - It has been I think a dramatic 48 hours, even by the standards of the Greek crisis. As the, within hours--perhaps that's a bit of an exaggeration. A day or [...]

Greek Bailout Goes To Servicing The Debt

Interview of Dimitri Lascaris by Sharmini Peries, -

Interview of Dimitri Lascaris by Sharmini Peries in The Real News - Well, the headline is that a deal has been struck for Greece to borrow on top of its mountain of debt, which everyone now [...]

Alexis Tsipras: “Austerity Is A Dead End”

By Kostas Arvanitis, -

By Kostas Arvanitis for Transform Network - We have to be objective in our conclusions. These have been six months of great tensions and emotions, and self-flagellation helps no one. Feelings of [...]

Lessons In Greek For Leftists

By Steven Jonas, -

By Steven Jonas in Greanville Post - Well, Greek lesson 1: what has happened to Syriza and Tsipras shows, once again that that is not possible. The ruling class is the ruling class, and short of [...]

SYRIZA Leaders Against The Coup

By Syriza Central Committee Members, Translated by Antonis Martalis, -

By Syriza Central Committee Members, Translated by Antonis Martalis in Socialist Worker - The agreement with the "institutions" was the result of the blackmailing of the country through economic [...]

Greek Debt Crisis: MPs Approve Bailout Plan, Some Syriza MPs Rebel

By Graeme Wearden and Nick Fletcher, -

By Graeme Wearden and Nick Fletcher in The Guardian - Alexis Tsipras has won crucial approval from the Greek parliament for the €13bn of austerity measures he is proposing to creditors, to obtain [...]

Landslide Victory For ‘No’ Vote In Greece, Rejects Troika

By Staff, -

By Staff for Popular Resistance. Today, the people of Greece voted in a landslide to refuse to accept the demands of austerity by the troika by a vote of 61.31% to 38.69%. The vote, along with an [...]

Greece: Europe’s Oligarch Bankers Want To Kill The Left In Europe

By Seumas Milne, , -

By Seumas Milne for the Guardian. The worst outcome of this crisis would be for Syriza to implement the austerity it was elected to end. A yes vote in next weekend’s referendum, if it goes ahead, [...]

IMF & Germany Seek To Finish Off Even a Moderate Left In Greece

By C J Polychroniou, -

By C J Polychroniou in TruthOut. Negotiations between Greece and its official creditors - the European Commission, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and European Central Bank - are currently in [...]

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