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On 5 July 2015 a historic referendum took place in Greece against the European troika’s austerity memorandum, with a tremendous 61.5% majority vote for No. But two years later, ANDROS PAYIATOS from Xekinima (CWI in...

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The election of the Syriza government in February 2015 was greeted with enthusiastic support by working class people in Greece and across Europe, only to turn into bitter disappointment after its capitulation to the Troika...

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Events in Greece have thrown the entire Eurozone into crisis and threaten its very existence. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called a referendum for 5 July proposing a ‘No’ vote on the demands of the...

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Workers and poor cannot take more calamitous austerity Published in The Socialist, weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales), Issue 859 Is ‘Grexit’ looming? Recently Greece has appeared to move a step closer...

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As Socialist Alternative goes to press, 80,000 people protested against the water charges on the streets of Dublin. The economic crisis that unfolded in Europe in 2007/2008 had a drastic effect in Southern Europe, particularly...

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Yesterday, workers across Greece took part in a huge general strike in angry opposition to a new “austerity cuts package.” The strike hit all public and private sectors and closed down airports, docks and stopped...

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