Greece, Popular Unity & the lessons of Chile

Socialists welcome the left split from Syriza and the possibility of a united front of all forces opposed to austerity but within this movement we must debate the question of the left and capitalist State power. Miguel Silva, a comrade from Chile, sent us this report.

Greece, Popular Unity & the lessons of Chile

Socialists welcome the left split from Syriza and the possibility of a united front of all forces opposed to austerity but within this movement we must debate the question of the left and capitalist State power. Miguel Silva, a comrade from Chile, sent us this report. The 25 Syriza MPs who split this week have […]

THE DEFEAT OF SYRIZA AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE IRISH LEFT

Against the economic terrorism of the EU, people power and workers action is the only way to achieve change.

THE DEFEAT OF SYRIZA AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE IRISH LEFT

The EU has enforced a humiliating surrender on Greece. The Syriza government that was elected to end austerity has been forced to implement it. The meaning of Wolfgang Schauble, the German Finance Minister’s infamous phrase ‘we can’t possibly allow an election to change anything’ is now clear. The scale of the brutality is astounding. To […]

Tonight we celebrate: tomorrow the struggle continues!

Tonight working people and everyone with any genuine political awareness across Europe and internationally will be celebrating the magnificent referendum result in Greece. OXI! OXI! OXI! And by a large majority!

Tonight we celebrate: tomorrow the struggle continues!

Tonight we celebrate: tomorrow the struggle continues! John Molyneux, Socialist Worker editor. Tonight working people and everyone with any genuine political awareness across Europe and internationally will be celebrating the magnificent referendum result in Greece.  OXI! OXI! OXI! And by a large majority! The Greek people, especially the Greek working class and the young people […]

Greek referendum: OXI/No

As Socialist Worker went to press Greece was heading for a referendum on the proposals made by the Troika as a condition for extending the so-called ‘bail-out’.

Greek referendum: OXI/No

Greek referendum: OXI/No | Solidarity with the Greek People As Socialist Worker went to press Greece was heading for a referendum on the proposals made by the Troika as a condition for extending the so-called ‘bail-out’. The Tsipras government was forced into calling this referendum. It  had done its very best to reach agreement with what […]

Getting it in Proportion

Numbers in billions are hard to get your head round. Socialist Worker makes some comparisons:  €1.6 billion – the amount Greece was demanded to pay the Troika on Tuesday 30 June.  €1.6 billion – the increase in the personal fortune of Denis O’Brien last year. €1.6 billion is only one quarter of O’Brien’s total personal […]

Syriza – the Struggle Goes On

The attempt of the EU ‘institutions’, the hated Troika, to strangle the radical left Syriza government at birth is continuing.

Syriza – the Struggle Goes On

The attempt of the EU ‘institutions’, the hated Troika, to strangle the radical left Syriza government at birth is continuing. The European Central Bank has written to Greek banks instructing them not to buy any more government debt. That cuts off a potential source of emergency funding for Athens. Without access to capital markets, or […]