Topic: Greece

  • We will stand upright

    Migrants in Greece are on hunger strike against their treatment by the European Union--and showing they will fight back.

  • Greece's radical left after SYRIZA

    The experience of SYRIZA in Greece and the left's role in it from its founding has drawn out a series of ongoing lessons.

  • Gathering the anti-Memorandum left in Greece

    A Greek socialist reports on the debates and discussions at the first conference of the Popular Unity alliance formed last year.

  • Moment of truth for the Third Memorandum

    The Tsipras government is negotiating over even more drastic austerity measures--and not showing the least sign of resistance.

  • When will workers start the next act in Greece?

    The latest stage in Greece's political and social crisis is unfolding as Alexis Tsipras' government struggles for a way forward.

  • What's ahead after the general strike?

    Greece's general strike in early February revealed new opportunities for the left to challenge Tsipras' government of austerity.

  • Discontent returns to the streets in Greece

    The SYRIZA government of Alexis Tsipras is facing growing anger and dissent in the form of strikes, protests and blockades.

  • On the tide of misery

    A Vermont activist and union organizer who recently traveled to Greece describes the horrors of the refugee crisis in Europe.

  • The broad left party question after SYRIZA

    A contribution to the discussion of the SYRIZA experience in Greece and the left's debate about a question of strategy today.

  • Europe's unelected government

    A leading left-wing economist describes how the European creditors maneuvered Greece into a position of subordination.

  • The goals of Popular Unity

    A Greek socialist lays out the challenges ahead in the face of an austerity government that still speaks in the name of the left.

  • Austerity and the drachma

    A Greek socialist examines the views put forward on the left about exiting the euro and the impact of adopting a national currency.

  • Where does the election leave the Greek left?

    Tsipras' crime is not only the imposition of new austerity, but destroying the optimism unleashed by SYRIZA coming to power.

  • Who will rule Greece?

    Alexis Tsipras won a major victory in the September 20 election, but he now must abide by the draconian terms of the lenders' new Memorandum.

  • Right sentiment, but the wrong conclusions

    Learning the lessons of SYRIZA requires analyzing the concrete conditions in Greece and how they differ from those in the U.S.

  • Tsipras' Pyrrhic victory and the struggle ahead

    Greek socialists respond to the outcome of the September 20 elections and explain the tasks for the left ahead in the struggle against austerity.

  • Elections in Greece and the left's challenge

    A leading Greek socialist explains how the new alliance Popular Unity was formed to confront the betrayals of Alexis Tsipras' SYRIZA government.

  • Keeping the flame of resistance lit in Greece

    The elections in Greece come at a critical turning point: the end of one political period and the beginning of another.

  • Time for an exit from austerity

    With new elections in Greece less than a week away, three leading voices of the European far left call for a new direction.

  • Building an anti-Memorandum alliance

    SYRIZA's Left Platform announces that it will help form a new alliance to run in early elections forced by Alexis Tsipras.

  • The left challenge to Tsipras' surrender

    A Greek socialist explains why SYRIZA's left has broken from the party to form Popular Unity, a radical alternative for the elections to come.

  • The deal is done, but the fight isn't over

    The left in Greece is coming together in defiance after parliament gave final approval to Alexis Tsipras' new Memorandum.

  • The left's challenge in SYRIZA

    On the eve of a SYRIZA leadership meeting, a leader of the Left Platform argues that the party must not become pro-austerity.

  • The battle in SYRIZA goes on

    Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is trying to win final approval for a third Memorandum over the opposition of SYRIZA's left.

  • Provoking a split with the working class

    The best-known leader of SYRIZA's Left Platform argues against the government's course toward a new Memorandum.