Topic: Greece

  • What does Greece look like at the grassroots?

    A member of the SYRIZA Central Committee looks at the state of the working class and social movements in Greece.

  • What's at stake in the Golden Dawn trial?

    The trial of Golden Dawn, now adjourned for at least two more weeks, will have critical importance in Greece and around Europe.

  • The pressure to stay strong

    A leader of the left inside SYRIZA explains the latest developments in Greece as a showdown with Europe looms.

  • The government, the party and the people

    A leading voice of the left inside SYRIZA emphasizes the centrality of party members to maintaining the radical left's project.

  • No tolerance for Golden Dawn

    The Greek left must mobilize to give voice to the anti-Nazi climate as a trial of Golden Dawn leaders gets underway in April.

  • Breaking the vicious circle

    The Greek government must go in the opposite direction from concessions to defeat the extortion of Europe's rulers.

  • When the debt is illegitimate

    Cancellation of Greece's foreign debt is a necessity--and history is full of examples of similar burdens being written off.

  • Breathing space or a tighter stranglehold?

    One thing is certain about the Greek government's deal with the Eurogroup: It ensures neither a truce nor financial relief.

  • Where are we going after the agreement?

    A leader of SYRIZA's Left Platform looks at what's next for the struggle after a key meeting of the party's Central Committee.

  • Choosing a different path

    Socialists in Greece call for SYRIZA to pursue an alternative of resistance to the lenders and of struggle against austerity.

  • SYRIZA's only choice: A radical step forward

    Three leading members of SYRIZA critique the government's deal with the Eurogroup and propose a different way forward.

  • The hidden victims of austerity in Greece

    The dire conditions facing immigrants and asylum seekers in Greece are a critical issue facing the SYRIZA government.

  • A deal that traps SYRIZA in neoliberalism

    The agreement between the Greek government and European lenders accepts the limits of a neoliberal policy of austerity.

  • Confronting the concessions to austerity

    A Greek socialist answers questions about the political situation following the agreement with the Eurogroup--and the struggles that now lie ahead.

  • What caused the capitulation?

    The Eurogroup agreement that the Greek government was dragged into last week amounts to a headlong retreat.

  • The Eurogroup noose tightens around Greece

    Leaders of the new Greek government face a deadline to come up with an austerity program that SYRIZA came to power promising to end.

  • The never-ending ultimatums

    Greece's left-wing government has made huge concessions--but even that isn't enough for the rulers of Europe.

  • A president from the other side

    Why did the leaders of Greece's left-wing government pick a figure from the center-right New Democracy party to be president?

  • Not a single step backward!

    Europe's rulers won't make any concession to Greece's left government because they fear the example that would be set.

  • Demonstrating their determination in Greece

    The showdown between the Greek government and Europe's rulers is at a critical stage, but the mood on the streets is one of hope and solidarity.

  • The anti-fascist fight isn't finished in Greece

    Anti-fascists in Greece confronted Golden Dawn's mobilization in late January, but the fight against the Nazis isn't finished.

  • The problems with Varoufakis' gamble

    Europe's financial elite will have no reason to concede unless the SYRIZA government threatens to cancel the debt unilaterally.

  • SYRIZA, socialists and the struggles ahead

    Two revolutionary socialists from Greece answer questions about the historic victory of the left and the tests that will come soon for the new government.

  • Rounding another turn on the collision course

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipris' speech to parliament wasn't what the political and financial elite of Europe wanted to hear.

  • Looking past the first steps in Greece

    The reversal of austerity in Greece begins with SYRIZA's promised first measures, but it can't end with them.