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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

Greek communists organize mobilizations against anti-worker labor law

The Greek government has proposed a bill that introduces several anti-worker measures, including increasing work timings in the country from eight hours to 10 hours per day, making Sunday a working day, restricting union activities and curtailing the right to strike

Workers Protest-Greece We will not let the clock of history go back, says Greek union as protests mount against labor law

The Greek government has proposed a bill that introduces several anti-worker measures, including increasing work timings in the country from eight hours to 10 hours per day, making Sunday a working day, restricting union activities and curtailing the right to strike

US Military in Greece Anti-imperialists protest US military maneuvers in Greece

Large contingents of US military personnel and equipment reached Greece enroute the Baltic region to participate in the “Defender Europe 21” joint military exercise

Greek Protests Greeks protest rising police atrocities against citizens

Instances of police brutality have been increasing across Greece as authorities attempt to ban popular protests by student and youth groups and the working class under the garb of COVID-19 protocols

Greek political prisoner Dimitris Koufodinas struggles for his life

Koufodinas has been on a hunger strike for 56 days protesting the conditions of his incarceration after he was irregularly transferred to a max-security prison, which some believe was at the behest of the US embassy

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