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Greece

Workers protest in Greece against savage budget cuts

The fall out form the budget crisis in Greece is not restricted to that country, explains Chris Newcombe Read more...

Greece - the social crisis continues

Sean Murray reports on the farmers blockades across Greece as the country continues to feel the affects of the economic downturn Read more...

Greece: How can the workers and youth win? Tactical and strategic questions of the Greek revolution

As the movement in Greece against police violence grows and the Greek government is in danger of being toppled, the League for the Fifth International looks at how a victory for socialism could come o Read more...

Police murder of 15 year old sparks youth uprising across Greece

On Saturday 6 December in the mid-evening a member of a police car patrol shot a young school student, Alexandros-Andreas Grigoropoulos. Many local witnesses in the Exarchia district, where it took place, testify that this was an unprovoked and cold-blooded killing. Read more...

Greece: Students fight neoliberal education reform!

The last three weeks have seen a huge rebellion by workers and students in Greece against government plans for neoliberal reforms of higher education. As many as 100,000 students have occupied over 350 university departments over the last three to four weeks. University lecturers have also held a series of walkouts against the reforms. Read more...

Athens ESF: Fourth European Social Forum a success

Around 30,000 people attended the fourth European Social Forum in Athens on 4-7th May, a figure larger than the London ESF (25,000) in a much smaller country (Greece has a population of 10.7 million, not the 60 million or so of the other venues. Another factor which might have made it smaller was the very late postponement of the event by a month, forced on the organisers by the Italian elections. Read more...

Declaration to the Athens ESF

We, the Assembly of Social Movements, meeting at the Fourth European Social Forum in Athens in May 2005, declare our total opposition to the global order of neoliberalism, imperialist wars, poverty and exploitation - in short, global capitalism. Without the overthrow and complete uprooting of this system, all ideas of another world based on human rights, equality, economic and social development for all, will remain an empty utopia. Read more...

Fourth European Social Forum a success

Around 30,000 people attended the fourth European Social Forum in Athens on 4-7th May, a figure larger than the London ESF (25,000) in a much smaller country (Greece has a population of 10.7 million, not the 60 million or so of the other venues. Another factor which might have made it smaller was the very late postponement of the event by a month, forced on the organisers by the Italian elections. Read more...

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