Category: Greece

Yanis Varoufakis: Massive IMF Bailouts are “Ponzi Austerity” Scheme

Negotiations between Greece and international creditors hit an impasse over the bankers’ demands for extra austerity measures

Jack Rasmus: The IMF and Troika Have Greece in Their Crosshairs — Again!

WikiLeaks reveals new austerity measures are planned for the southern European nation.

Dimitris Konstantakopoulos: Greece, Cyprus, Sanders and Dignity

Time and again in our history, we witness the abyss between the Greek people and its supposed leaders and “elites”

Robert Hunziker: Greece Loses its Soul

The streets of Greece recurrently experience rioting, which has now morphed into the Necktie Movement, as lawyers, notaries, insurers, and engineers join in street protests

Julian Assange: IMF Internal Meeting Predicts Greek ‘Disaster’, Threatens to Leave Troika

Today, 2nd April 2016, WikiLeaks publishes the records of a 19 March 2016 teleconference between the top two IMF officials in charge of managing the Greek debt crisis – Poul Thomsen, the head of the IMF’s European Department, and Delia Velkouleskou, the IMF Mission Chief for Greece.  The IMF anticipates a possible Greek default co-inciding with Read more…

Claire Fauset: Greece, Austerity, Brexit: What might a Plan B for Europe look like?

This is a coup! Shouted the Twittersphere when Alex Tsipras capitulated to the demands of European Union (EU) elites and signed Greece up for a new, ever more punishing, round of austerity. With that a major blow was struck to the hopes and options of the indebted countries of southern Europe. But Southern Europe has Read more…

Will Horner: Greek dock workers feel betrayed by Syriza’s broken promises

Dock workers in Greece are striking against further privatisations as Syriza’s popularity tumbles

Ross Domoney: The farmers come to Athens

A look at the moment Greek farmers entered Athens for a major protest against a new set of social security reforms

Yanis Varoufakis: How The Greek People’s Magnificent “No” Against Austerity Became “Yes”

This program that was agreed to in August was designed to fail

Yanis Varoufakis: On Greece, Syriza, Podemos and the Democracy in Europe Movement

Is any European democrat happy with the situation in which all important decisions are taken in complete darkness and secrecy?

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