National Sections of the L5I:

Greece

Greece: After the 48 hour strike and parliament’s austerity vote – what next?

Martin Suchanek reports on the aftermath of the austerity vote and how the Greek workers can beat the government Read more...

Greece on the verge of revolution – but can the workers win?

Greece is in a prolonged pre-revolutionary crisis. Dave Stockton points to how it can be resolved Read more...

Greek municipal workers' union calls for 'uprising of the masses' and 'political general strike'

The following statement comes from the Greek Municipal Workers' Union, POE-OTA. It is an astonishing document that illustrates how Greece is moving into a critical conjuncture as wide sections of the masses come into political struggle determined to bring down the government. Read more...

Greek government falls after mass strike and protests

Another general strike has rocked Greece. Millions have struck across the country, and angry crowds surrounded the Greek parliament demanding that the “Socialist” government of Papandreou must fall. It looks like they will get their wish, writes Mark Booth Read more...

Greece: the disintegration of a society and the role of the labour movement

The "Spanish revolution is spreading to Greece. At the end of May, the central squares of the Country were occupied by tens of thousands of people. Read more...

Greek migrants on hunger strike – support their demands!

On Jan. 25, about 200 immigrants living in Greece occupied a faculty building at Athens University Law School and declared a hunger strike until their demands are met. Another 100 undertook a similar action in the northern city of Thessaloniki. The migrants are mostly from the Maghreb countries of North Africa. They are demanding legal residence status and regularisation of working rights for all immigrants in the country. Read more...

Greek workers are the vanguard of resistance

Resolution of the International Secretariat on the Greek Crisis

The Greek economy is in serious trouble and it threatens the whole of the EU. Workers are staging massive strikes and protests to defend their jobs Read more...

Greek workers say ‘enough is enough – rise up!’

Workers in Greece have taken to the streets in their tens of thousands to defend jobs and services. Dave Stockton and Chris Newcombe report on an inspirational struggle for all workers who don’t want to pay for the bosses’ crisis Read more...

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