Successive Greek governments have done nothing to to ensure decent living conditions for the uprooted people. Instead, they are also evicting those who have been granted asylum from their accommodation facilities
A massive strike was held in Greece on February 18 against a bill that calls for privatizing social security. Workers staged mobilizations in over 60 places with tens of thousands marching in Athens alone
The new Greece-US Defense Cooperation Agreement seeks to upgrade and extend the US bases in Greece and is likely to further integrate the country with NATO maneuvers
There is a strong demand for repealing the social security reforms proposed by the New Democracy (ND)-led government in the country. The reforms encourage privatization across sectors
Ahead of Mike Pompeo’s visit to Greece, activists have alleged that the main aim of the ongoing Strategic Dialogue between the two countries is to tweak the Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement of 1990, to fit the current regional designs of the imperialistic U.S-NATO alliance
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
Kostas Peletidis, was re-elected as mayor of Patras, the third largest city in Greece. He was the candidate of the KKE-backed People’s Rally and won 70.22 % of the votes
Following a decline of nearly 13% in SYRIZA’s vote share, prime minister Alexis Tsipras called for fresh elections which will be held in the first week of July
Right-wing groups in Greece have been trying to stir up hyper-nationalist feelings in the country, especially after the Prespes Agreement between Greece and the Republic of North Macedonia.
The SYRIZA-led government proposed a new bill which stipulates secondary school students to choose which subjects they want to join for the next level of higher studies with in a limited time and limited options
Several trade unions claim that various political parties, including SYRIZA and PASOK, are extending membership to employers in the largest trade union confederation in Greece, and derailing the interests of the working class.
The government has been steadily advancing its project of privatization in the gas sector through the sale of 66% of the National Transmission System in December 2018, the separation of marketing from distribution networks, and now a bill for further privatization.