Greek Crisis

The EU Crisis Pocket Guide

November 2012

A useful pocket guide on how a crisis made in Wall Street was made worse by EU policies, how it has enriched the 1% to the detriment of the 99%, and outlining some possible solutions that prioritise people and the environment above corporate profits.

Seeking a democratic solution to the EU crisis

Pavlos Kazakopoulous interviewed by Julie de Los Reyes
August 2012

Syriza party and movement activist outlines the leading Greek opposition party's strategy post-elections and his belief in an alternative vision for European integration rooted in democracy.

Syriza shines a light

July 2012

In Greece, a radical left coalition is actively preparing for power in society and in parliament. Hilary Wainwright reports from Athens.

Greece could begin again

June 2012

Despite elections, Greece is heading for an exit from the euro, and the rest of the eurozone periphery may follow, precipitating a huge change in the EU. After the crisis, Greece could slowly recover.

The choice for Greece: a post-modern coup or a new kind of society?

Alex Nunns
March 2012

"Every few months there is an event that is more than a demonstration but less than a revolt. And every time it gets bigger.”

Breaking with fear in Greece

Yiorgos Vassalos
February 2012

The real news in Greece is not about riots, but of a growing number of people who have broken away from fear and decided to fight back against the austerity imposed by the 'Troika' of the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the IMF.

For its own sake, Greece needs to declare default

February 2012

The ruthless austerity programmes imposed on Greece and the endless cycle of debt renegotiations will only come to a close when Athens takes charge of its predicament and announces a democratic and sovereign cessation of payments.

Will the Mercozy deal save Greece and the Euro?

Yiorgos Vassalos, Dominique Plihon, Kenneth Haar
November 2011

In a podcast debate, four activist researchers debate why the European Union is wedlocked to economic policies that will only worsen the crisis and further undermine democratic control of public budget.

 

 

Greece marks failure of EU integration

Marica Frangakis
July 2011

The current architecture of the Eurozone exposes its members to the speculative attacks of financial markets, yet does not provide for any crisis management policies.

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