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The case of refugees in Greece

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

Greek strike Tens of thousands of Greek workers protest privatization of social security

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

US-Greece defense pact Massive protests break out in Greece following ratification of defense pact with US

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

Greece protests Massive protests across Greece in defense of social security

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

Greece NATO bases Greek peace activists condemn enhanced military cooperation with the US

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

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

KKE returns to power in third largest city, SYRIZA suffers setback

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

Greece Elections In Greece, communists withstand conservative surge as SYRIZA crumbles

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

anti fascist march in greece Hundreds march in Greece to counter neo-Nazi event

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.

Students march in Greece Secondary school students in Greece protest the new Lyceum bill proposed in the parliament

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

Trade union protest greece Workers stage protest at the centenary celebration of General Confederation of Greek Workers

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.

Greece strike energy workers Workers in Greece protest the government’s bid for privatization in the energy sector

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.

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