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Lafazanis: "We dont want to leave Europe".

The president of LAE, the party formed by those members of the parliament who left SYRIZA, wishing to continue the anti-memorandum stance, explained the the position of his party towards Europe. In a radio interview, Mr.Lafazanis clarified that LAE does not ask for an exit from Europe although the Union is" antidemocratic and totalitarian in many aspects".

M.Rajoy in alignment with A.Merkel about Greece.

In a press conference held in Berlin, M.Rajoy and A.Merkel appeared to be in complete alignment concerning [...]

Alexis Tsipras starts election campaign from Crete

The "old establishment" has indebted Greece says Alexis Tsipras during his first speech before the upcoming September elections

European Ministers to Meet Over Immigration Crisis

Caretaker Government Sworn in Greece

When Water is for Sale

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by Fragkiska Megaloudi

How many more deaths can we stomach?

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by Fragkiska Megaloudi
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September 2, 2015
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The Nation
Turning the European Debt Myth Upside Down
The debt crisis has little to do with poor budgeting and everything to do with crony capitalism.
Turning the European Debt Myth Upside Down
Bloomberg
Greece Revives Privatizations With One Difference: More Time
For a lesson in why Greece’s attempts to sell billions of euros of assets have foundered, look no further than the New Acropolis Museum in central Athens.
Greece Revives Privatizations With One Difference: More Time
The Atlantic
Greece’s Ex-Finance Minister Takes Questions From 9 Leading Academics
When Yanis Varoufakis was elected to parliament and then named as Greek finance minister in January, he embarked on an extraordinary seven months of negotiations with the country’s creditors and its European partners.
Greece’s Ex-Finance Minister Takes Questions From 9 Leading Academics
Counterpunch
Greece: a New Beginning? A New Hope?
Appointed on 27 August by Greece’s President, Prokopis Pavlópulos, Ms. Vassiliki Thanou-Christophilou, President of the Supreme Court and mother of three, was sworn in on Thursday 28, August, 2015 as interim Prime Minister.
Greece: a New Beginning? A New Hope?
The Independent
Migrant crisis: The walls Europe is building to keep people out
After the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, for a while it seemed like border fences and barriers were a thing of the past in Europe. Many on the continent hoped for a new era of integration and receptivity. It didn΄t happen. Instead, a variety of pressures have led Europe to adopt wall-building projects that would make Donald Trump proud.
Migrant crisis: The walls Europe is building to keep people out
The Nation
The Promise, and Peril, of Europe΄s New Left Solidarity
There΄s been a groundswell of insurgent politics, from Greece to Britain, but so far victory has been elusive
The Promise, and Peril, of Europe΄s New Left Solidarity
Counterpunch
Whitewashing the IMF’s Destructive Role in Greece
This autumn may see anti-austerity coalitions gain power in Portugal, Spain and Italy, while Marine le Pen’s National Front in France presses for outright withdrawal from the eurozone. These countries face a common problem: how to resist the economic devastation that the European Central Bank (ECB), European Council and IMF “troika” has inflicted on Greece and is now intending to do the same to southern Europe.
Whitewashing the IMF’s Destructive Role in Greece
The Guardian
Indecision replaces hope in buildup to Greek elections
Syriza’s fate will be determined by vast number of erstwhile supporters who have indicated they remain undecided
Indecision replaces hope in buildup to Greek elections
Big Stories

Squaring the triangle of corruption

By now, Greek society is all too familiar with the triangular relationship between the State, the banks and the media. The media are owned by oligarchs who use them to support the political [...]

Here’s an idea: instead of #crowdfundgreece, why not donate to something that will make a real difference to Greeks, right now

The campaign to crowdfund 1.6 billion euros for Greece on indiegogo is a wonderful initiative to show solidarity, and indeed it has collected an astonishing amount of money in a short [...]

The OXI was also an OXI to the Greek mass media

The result of the referendum might not be a decisive victory for Greek citizens, since it doesn’t ensure the outcome of the negotiations, but the underlying message is clear: ENOUGH [...]
Network
Ioanna Meitani

Why Golden Dawn΄s trial concerns us all

The upcoming trial of Golden Dawn members is a matter for the whole of society, because the outcome will affect us all.
AK Malaboca

Greek activists welcome much needed breathing space

Many Greeks have low expectations of SYRIZA, but with the coalition in power a space has opened up that allows for the creation of an alternative economy.

Chantal Mouffe: ΄The crisis of representative democracy and the need for a left-wing populism΄

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