Kyriakos Mitsotakis
Massive police crackdown on student organizers in Greece met with widespread condemnation

Student youth groups across Greece have been protesting against the conservative government’s plan to allow foreign private universities to set up branches in the country

Greek students hit the streets for another round of protests against private universities

Students, teachers, and progressive groups are protesting a bill that permits private universities to operate in Greece. They say it will be detrimental to the interests of students from disadvantaged backgrounds, and downgrade the value of degrees in government institutions

Greek communists condemn government’s complicity in Israeli war on Gaza

The Communist Party of Greece and other anti-imperialist forces are mobilizing against the government’s complicity in imperialist wars. They have also demanded that Greek forces and military assets not be deployed in the war on Gaza

26-09 Odigits fest - Greece 49th Odigits Festival in Greece reinforces working-class solidarity 

Over 100,000 people participated in the three day festival underscoring humanity and working-class solidarity and highlighting that “the people save the people in instances of crisis”

27-07 Greek fires Deadly fires a new normal in the Greek calendar

The latest round of wildfires has exposed the Greek government’s lack of preparedness in dealing with disasters. Extreme climate events have been occurring frequently in many parts of Europe due to climate change

26-06 Greek elections Conservative New Democracy wins majority in Greek parliamentary elections, far-right makes gains

The conservative New Democracy (ND) party led by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis secured a simple majority by winning 158 seats in the 300-seat parliament. Three far-right parties won seats in the new parliament, marking a strong return of the far-right following the ban on the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party in 2020

Right-wing New Democracy party falls just short of majority in Greek polls, surge in seats for communists

While pro-government sections and media are celebrating the performance of the ND, analysts have noted its loss of majority in the house and the surge in popularity for working class forces that are in the opposition

Anti-imperialist Protest - Greece Anti-imperialists protest docking of US warship at Greek port

Communists have been at the forefront of the anti-imperialist struggle against the Greece’s involvement in NATO-led maneuvers in the Mediterranean and Eastern Europe

Artists' Protest - Greece Artists across Greece slam presidential decree degrading arts education

Presidential Decree 85/2022, which was endorsed by the conservative New Democracy (ND)-led government, equates graduates of drama schools, conservatories, film schools, and dance schools with high school graduates

Surveillance Scam - Greece Opposition in Greece demands in-depth investigation into government surveillance

Revelations on targeted surveillance through the Predator spyware on opposition politician Nikos Androulakis, as well as certain investigative journalists, has led to shock and outrage in Greece

Putin’s summits next week will strengthen ties with Iran, Turkey

The Russian president’s visit comes at a highly transformative period in the US approach toward both Turkey and Iran and following Joe Biden’s crucial visit to West Asia

greece_elections_2019 SYRIZA loses to center-right party in Greek polls, KKE retains seats

The center-right conservative New Democracy won 158 seats in the 300-member parliament. SYRIZA, which had gained power in 2015 riding on its anti-austerity stance, seems to have paid the price for going back on that position