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Attack on protesting oil refinery workers in Greece condemned

On December 21, police attacked the workers of Kavala Petroleum who were protesting at their plant against threats of layoffs and inadequate safety measures. The All Workers Militant Front of Greece and the Communist Party of Greece have condemned these attacks

Polytechnic Uprising - Greece 1 Greeks mark 48th anniversary of Polytechnic uprising with massive mobilizations

The Athens Polytechnic uprising of 1973 started as a student strike which escalated into a massive demonstration of popular rejection of the US-backed right-wing military junta. The uprising was brutally suppressed on November 17

LARCO Workers Protest- Greece In Greece, LARCO workers intensify protest against government’s privatization bid

Workers of the state-owned General Mining and Metallurgical Company SA (LARCO) in Greece have been resisting the government’s bid to privatize the company for the past 22 months 

Public healthcare workers in Greece go on strike seeking greater investment, pay hikes

The Greek government has been taking advantage of the pandemic to reinforce the privatization of the healthcare sector by promoting public-private partnerships, contractual agreements and merging of healthcare units

Anti-fascist Protests-Greece On anniversary of ban on Golden Dawn, Greek youth reiterate resolve to fight fascism

The neo-Nazi Greek fascist party Golden Dawn was declared a criminal organization by a Greek court last year, which convicted its leadership for involvement in multiple hate crimes, including the murder of Greek rapper Pavlos Fyssas

Mikis Theodorakis: a life of music and resistance

Mikis Theodorakis, who began his political life as a partisan in Greek resistance, remained a staunch opponent of imperialist aggression throughout his life. His musical compositions contributed to the cultural revolution in Greece

Greece and Turkey devastated by wildfires

The fires have broken prior records and experts expect that as the climate crisis worsens coupled with neoliberal cuts to the public sector, urgent action is needed.

Wildfires in Turkey Greece Leftist groups call for volunteer effort, slam underfunding as wildfires spread across Turkey, Greece

Extreme weather conditions due to global warming and flawed preventive policies by the governments concerned are said to be the reasons for the extensive spreading of wildfires throughout the Mediterranean

Greek Protests Students and educators in Greece protest new bill that seeks to corporatize school education

Educators and trade unions say the bill for “upgrading the school and empowering teachers” is a continuation of policies which have led to structural cutbacks in public education in the country

Tens of thousands mobilize in Greece against new labor law

The law was passed with 158 votes in support in the 300-seat parliament even while it garnered heavy criticism from the opposition on June 16.

Greek Protests Greek working class mounts massive resistance to anti-worker labor bill 

The new labor bill proposed by the conservative New Democracy (ND) government in Greece allows employees to work up to 10 hours and an increase in overtime work, permits work on Sunday, and affects union activities including the right to strike

Greek workers intensify protests against labor bill

Ahead of the introduction of an anti-worker labor law in the Greek parliament by the New Democracy-led government, trade unions organized yet another major protest

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