New Democracy (ND)
Daily Round-up| Colombia-Venezuela ties grow stronger & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of progress in Venezuela-Colombia ties, protests by students and teachers in Greece, and the anniversary of an attack on students in Brasilia

Workers Protest - Greece Greek working class extends solidarity to protesting workers of Malamatina Winery

The workers accuse the management of using the anti-worker labor law brought in by Labor Minister Kostis Hatzidakis of the conservative New Democracy (ND) government to subdue workers’ rights

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

Students Union - Greece Communist-backed Panspoudastiki emerges victorious in student union elections in Greek universities

Radical struggles waged by the Students Struggle Front (MAS) along with youth over the past few years saw Panspoudastiki KS emerging as the leading force in student elections

Greek Protests 1 Protests surge against US-Greece agreement on bases

The conservative New Democracy (ND)-dominated Greek parliament has approved the revision and extension of the bilateral defense cooperation agreement with the US which envisages the latter’s continued access to military bases in Greece

Zelensky's Speech - Greece Progressives in Greece reject Zelensky’s address to parliament with neo-Nazis

The testimony of the neo-Nazi Azov solidier in Greek parliament following the address of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has been widely condemned

Greece Protests Progressives oppose opening of more migrant detention centers in Greek islands

The right-wing New Democracy-led Greek government is gearing up to set up new refugee camps in its Aegean islands under the directives of the European Union

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 

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