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Tides of relief: Nikos Romanos wins victory in hunger strike by Foula Farmakidis, Spyros Marchetos and Christina Laskaridis,, 11 December 2014

Anarchist prisoner's hunger strike sparks riots in Athens by Parthena Xanthopoulou-Dimitriadou,, 3 December 2014

Hunger strike in Greece: for a breath of freedom by Danai Limneou,, 1 December 2014

Athens 1944: Britain's dirty secret by Ed Vulliamy and Helena Smith, The Guardian, 30 November 2014

The Arrogance of the “Great” by Nikos Raptis, ZCommentaries, 15 November 2014

Riot police attack student protesters in Athens by Markos Vogiatzoglou,, 14 November 2014

Oil and gas reserves around Cyprus give Greece and Turkey more to fight about by Helena Smith, The Guardian, 10 November 2014

Greece: A Grave Situation With Very Real Consequences by Michael Nevradakis, Truthout, 8 November 2014

Greek Politics in the Age of the Euro Crisis and the Urgent Task for Left Unity by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 26 October 2014

SYRIZA rising: what's next for the movements in Greece? by Antonis Broumas and Theodoros Karyotis,, 30 September 2014

Savage Deregulation: Further Censorship and Crackdowns in Greek Media by Michael Nevradakis, Truthout, 27 September 2014

Manolada workers: ‘no Greek would want this job anyway' by Tamara van der Putten,, 1 August 2014

In Crete, a naval protest to stop the chemicals of war by Leonidas Oikonomakis,, 25 July 2014

Greek Cleaners Become Symbols of Resistance by Maria Zepatou, Truthout, 15 July 2014

Greek Privatisation of Key Sectors Meets Strong Opposition by Apostolis Fotiadis, Inter Press Service, 9 July 2014

Only the radical left can save Greece – and Europe – from disaster by Antony Loewenstein, The Guardian, 2 July 2014

An encounter with Greece's migrant prisoners, and the men who jail them by Antony Loewenstein, The Guardian, 27 June 2014

SS songs and antisemitism: the week Golden Dawn turned openly Nazi by Helen Smith, The Observer, 7 June 2014

In Greece, a battle to reclaim the seashore as commons by Maria Hadjimichael,, 4 June 2014

91-year-old Greek WWII hero wins big in Euro-elections by Jerome Roos,, 26 May 2014

Greece at the “Crossroads”, again [Part Two] by Nikos Raptis, ZNet, 15 May 2014

Eyewitness Greece: ‘They are stealing everything, even our homes' by Afrodity Giannakis, ZNet, 14 May 2014

In Greece, Austerity Kills by Julien Mercille, Truthout, 6 May 2014

Greece at the “Crossroads,” Again [Part One] by Nikos Raptis, ZNet, 5 May 2014

Vio.Me: workers' control in the Greek crisis by Theodoros Karyotis,, 1 May 2014

Strengthening the anti-fascist movement in Greece by Niki Seth-Smith, openDemocracy, 23 April 2014

Greek austerity has caused more than 500 male suicides – report, RT, 21 April 2014

Celebrating the debris of Greek democracy by Matthaios Tsimitakis, Al Jazeera, 16 April 2014

From Skouries to Athens, the struggle of Greek women against austerity by Yiannis Baboulias, openDemocracy, 16 April 2014

Good Irish v bad Greeks? by Fintan O'Toole; The Irish Times, 15 April 2014

Greece's so-called recovery: a dangerous delusion by Jerome Roos,, 5 April 2014

Europe's latest policy on Irish and Greek banking losses: A tale of two swindles too similar for comfort by Yanis Varoufakis,, 1 April 2014

‘United we can win' by Alexis Tsipras, ZNet, 5 March 2014

Future Suspended: a new documentary on Athens by Jerome Roos,, 24 February 2014

The EU Presidency and the Bottom of the Aegean Sea by Dimitris Dalakoglou and Anna Christofidi, Truthout, 4 February 2014

Greek coastguard accused of drowning 12 refugees by Tamara van der Putten and Jerome Roos,, 28 January 2014

The Greek "Success Story" of a Crushing Economy and a Failed State by CJ Polychroniou, Truthout, 19 January 2014

In Greece, Elites Are Starting to Feel the Pain by Niki Kitsantonis, International New York Times, 16 January 2014

From ‘utopia' to dystopia and resistance, a short run by Costas Douzinas, openDemocracy, 16 December 2013

Ninjas of the night: shadows of revolt loom over Athens by Jerome Roos,, 9 December 2013

The Resurgence of Authoritarianism in Economically Beleaguered Greece: The Shaping of a Proto-Fascist State by CJ Polychroniou, Truthout, 26 November 2013

Greece: rise of the party, demise of the movement? by Leonidas Oikonomakis,, 25 November 2013

Thoughts on ‘how to win': the water struggle in Greece by Maria Kanellopoulou,, 22 November 2013

Syriza: Looking to its right by Daniel Harvey, Weekly Worker, 21 November 2013

Greek police raid occupied and worker-run TV station by Jerome Roos,, 7 November 2013

Greek PM should explain his party's links with fascism by Dimitris Dalakoglou,, 9 October 2013

The left in Greece must rise up against Golden Dawn by Costas Lapavitsas, The Guardian, 8 October 2013

The arrest of Golden Dawn's leader will do little to counter institutional racism by Costas Douzinas, Hara Kouki and Antonis Vradis, The Guardian, 29 September 2013

Golden Dawn leader arrested in dubious crackdown by Jerome Roos,, 28 September 2013

Golden Dawn: can the elite kill the monster it created? by Leonidas Oikonomakis,, 25 September 2013

Golden Dawn and the extremism of the center by Jerome Roos,, 21 September 2013

For Pavlos: the antifa rapper killed by Golden Dawn by Leonidas Oikonomakis,, 18 September 2013

Greeks protest against Golden Dawn attack on Communists by Helena Smith, The Guardian, 13 September 2013

Impossible biographies: the plight of migrants in Greece by ROAR Collective,, 9 September 2013 (short documentary)

Was Chancellor Merkel right (about Greece)? by Yanis Varoufakis,, 2 September 2013

It's absurd that Golden Dawn is being allowed to hound my friend into court by Maria Margaronis, The Guardian, 1 September 2013

A United Syriza Moves Closer To Power by James Elliott, New Left Project, 7 August 2013

Greece: Political Resolution of the First Congress of SYRIZA, ZNet, 6 August 2013

Greece: Syriza Leader Alexis Tsipras' Call For A United Left Party, ZNet, 30 July 2013

Greece silences the media by John Wiltshire, Le Monde diplomatique - English edition, 29 July 2013

A Further Irish Engagement with the Greek Crisis and the Greek Left by Helena Sheehan, CounterPunch, 29 July 2013

Nothing to see here: Athens is now closed to democracy by Yiannis Baboulias, New Statesman, 18 July 2013

The incredible story of Greece's ‘most wanted' journalist by Ingeborg Beugel,, 13 July 2013

Greece at the Boiling Point by Maria Margaronis, International Herald Tribune, 10 July 2013

Immense mobilizations against the coup d'etat in public radio and television by Andreas Sartzekis, International Viewpoint, 16 June 2013

The loss of ERT, the 'Greek BBC', is a cultural calamity by Costas Douzinas, The Guardian, 12 June 2013

A night at occupied ERT. A night to remember. A night that friends at the BBC, ABC, CBC ought to note by Yanis Varoufakis,, 12 June 2013

ERT (Greek state tv-radio) is dead: A blacklisted person's lament by Yanis Varoufakis,, 11 June 2013

Naomi Klein: 'Anti-Shock Doctrines' Show the Way to Resist by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 6 June 2013

An open letter to José Manuel Barroso: Greek press freedom is on trial by Kostas Vaxevanis, The Guardian, 4 June 2013

Talk of recovery in Greece is premature – and all about justifying austerity by Aditya Chakrabortty. The Guardian, 3 June 2013

Greece and the Crisis of Europe: Which Way Out? by Marjolein Van Der Veen, Truthout, 3 June 2013

Tapping The Resistance In Greece by Hilary Wainwright, ZNet, 22 May 2013

Monetising the… ECB: The latest insult to be added to Greece's multiplying injuries by Yanis Varoufakis, 20 May 2013

Greece's people show the politicians how to fight Golden Dawn by Daniel Trilling, The Guardian, 6 May 2013

Greece's modern slavery: lessons from Manolada by Yiannis Baboulias, New Statesman, 20 April 2013

Forced Criminality? by Nikos Raptis, ZNet, 7 April 2013

Syriza in London: Tsipras and his reformist alternative by Callum Williamson, Weekly Worker, 28 March 2013

“Europe Is The Field Of The Class Fight” by Alexis Tsipras and Rónán Burtenshaw, Irish Left Review, 25 March 2013

SYRIZA London: Public Talk by Alexis Tsipras, ZNet, 22 March 2013

"More and more people realise austerity is not viable. There is no other way but to radicalise further" An interview with Alexis Tsipras by Yiannis Babouli, New Statesman, 19 March 2013

Alexis Tsipras: Greece could be the spark for defeating austerity across Europe - video interview, The Guardian, 19 March 2013

On the social conditions in Greece, now by Yanis Varoufakis, 4 March 2013

Writing the Unwritten Handbook: Antifascism and Neighborhood Resistance in Athens by Joshu Stephens, Truthout, 3 March 2013

Greece: Social explosion? by Thrasybulus,, 3 March 2013

Panic in Greek pharmacies as hundreds of medicines run short by Elizabeth Sukkar and Helena Smith, The Guardian, 27 February 2013

The Greek Economy is Kaput by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 26 February 2013

Protection of the Citizen by Nikos Raptis, ZNet, 21 February 2013

The Future of Greece: A Society of Barbarism or of Social Spaces for Freedom Malamas Sotiriou and Grigoris Tsilimandos interviewed by Mark Bray, Preeti Kaur and Chris Spannos, The New Significance, 13 February 2013

Torture in Greece by Konstantinos Poulis, openDemocracy, 13 February 2013

The Greek Revival Plan by Alexis Tsipras, ZNet, 13 February 2013

Greece is facing a humanitarian crisis by Alex Politaki, The Guardian, 11 February 2013

The factory of Vio.Me (Industrial Mineral) starts production under workers' control! Vio. Me. 8 February 2013

European authorities still punishing Greece - can they be stopped? by Mark Weisbrot, Al Jazeera, 2 February 2013

Criminalizing Radicalism — The Bombings in Greece by Costas Panayotakis, NYTeXaminer, 21 January 2013

Greece: Poets and "Intellectuals" by Nikos Raptis, ZNet, 17 January 2013

Why the future of Greece lies in the rise of a new civil society and education by Yannis Theocharis, openDemocracy, 14 January 2013

Can the Left Save Greece? by Yiannis Milios and Yiannis Baboulias, ZNet, 12 January 2013

Greece's Social Fabric Unravels by Charles-André Udry, Socialist Worker, 9 January 2013

Greece's only certainty in 2013? Predictions are futile by Nick Malkoutzis, The Guardian, 3 January 2013

Alexis Tsipras: 'We are the great hope for change' by Helena Smith, The Guardian, 27 December 2012

The Greek crisis from within by Nikos Libero, The Commune, 21 December 2012

Is Greece a racist state? by Iannis Carras, openDemocracy, 21 December 2012

SYRIZA Activist Yiannis Bournous On Historic Responsibility Of The Left In Greece by Sibylle Kaczorek and Jody Betzien, Links, 14 December 2012

Poverty And Social Exclusion Rising In Greece by Leonidas Oikonomakis,, 13 December 2012

The Price Of “Collective Trauma”: Greece At The Brink of Civil War by Wolf Richter, Naked Capitalism, 15 December 2012

Organising to survive in Greece by Tonia Katerini, Red Pepper, December 2012

Transformative Power: Political Organisation In Transition by Hilary Wainwright, ZNet, 13 December 2012

Dawn of a new danger by Yiorgos Vassalos, Red Pepper, December 2012

Alexis Tsipras calls for a European conference on the debt, International Viewpoint, 8 November 2012

Greece is ripe for radical change by Costas Douzinas, The Guardian, 8 November 2012

Golden Dawn's third place in the polls is not all it seems by Jon Stone, New Statesman, 1 November 2012

Golden Dawn and the Deafening Silence of Europe by Jerome Roos,, 31 October 2012

Greece gave birth to democracy. Now it has been cast out by a powerful elite by Kostas Vaxevanis, The Guardian, 30 October 2012

Greek magazine editor in court for naming alleged tax evaders by Julian Borger, The Guardian, 28 October 2012

“The Greek people are currently at the epicenter of the capitalist crisis" by Éric Toussaint, International Viewpoint, 27 October 2012

The Terrifying Rise Of Greece's Nazi Party by Eliza Griswold, The New Republic, 19 October 2012

The Golden Dawn: A love of power and a hatred of difference on the rise in the cradle of democracy by Laurie Penny, The Independent, 14 October 2012

Long Live The Race To The Bottom! by Costas Panayotakis, NYTimes eXaminer, 12 October 2012

Greece has not faced up to the ghosts of its past by Constantine Giannaris, The Guardian, 11 October 2012

The Greek message for Angela Merkel by Alexis Tsipras, The Guardian, 8 October 2012

Hail to the Austerity Chiefs by Costas Panayotakis, NYTimes eXaminer, 30 September 2012

Working class struggle returns, Interview with Andros Payiatsos,, 27 September 2012

General Strike in Greece Says 'We Won't Submit!' by Lefteris Kretsos, Labor Notes, 26 September 2012

Strikes, Protests Build as Greece Negotiates Austerity, Common Dreams, 12 September 2012

The Rise and Rise of Greece's Neo-Nazis by Dawn Foster, New Left Project, 7 September 2012

Greece is being blown away by the Brussels and Berlin blunderbuss by Costas Lapavitsas, The Guardian, 6 September 2012

It's not rhetoric to draw parallels with Nazism by Laurie Penny, The Independent, 30 August 2012

Immigrants March in Greece Against Racist Attacks, Common Dreams, 24 August 2012

The Greek Grassroots Challenge to the Politics of Austerity by Thomas Harrison and Joanne Landy, Campaign for Peace and Democracy, August 2012

For Greece there is an alternative to austerity – as Argentina proved by Dean Baker, The Guardian, 30 July 2012

Greece: Syriza shines a light by Hilary Wainwright, Red Pepper, July 2012

How to Resolve the Greek Crisis by Salim Lamrani, ZNet, 17 July 2012

The eurozone endgame will begin in Greece by Costas Lapavitsas, The Guardian, 16 July 2012

A Wobbly report from Greece by Juan Conatz,, 13 July 2012

Workers at Mining Industry factory in Northern Greece vote for factory self-management,, 10 July 2012

Enraged by Privatization Plan, Greek Left Resists, Common Dreams, 8 July 2012

Syriza Rising by Richard Seymor, In These Times, 6 July 2012

Framing a New Movement: Attending a Revolutionary Festival in Crete by Sopiko Japaridze, Eric Ribellarsi, and Sara Khaled, Winter Has Its End, 28 June 2012

Greece: "The Day After" by Nikos Raptis, ZNet, 20 June 2012

“You can cancel the debt” by Éric Toussaint, Despina Papegeorgiou, International Viewpoint, June 2012

Golden Dawn and the rise of fascism by Spyros Marchetos, The Guardian, 19 June 2012

Greek debt crisis: the agony of Athens by Jon Henley, The Guardian, 19 June 2012

With the rise of SYRIZA and Golden Dawn, Greece's status quo has been forever altered by Alex Andreou, New Statesman, 18 June 2012

The Greek election may yet prove a victory for Syriza by Nick Malkoutzis, The Guardian, 18 June 2012

Greek crisis hits women especially hard by Lizzie Davies, The Guardian, 15 June 2012

El futuro de Grecia por Vicenç Navarro, El Plural, 15 de junio de 2012

Greece Could Begin Again by Costas Lapavitsas, ZNet, 3 June 2012

IMF boss is in no position to preach, Letters, The Guardian, 27 May 2012

Greeks riled by Lagarde's 'tax-dodging' comments, BBC News, 27 May 2012

Günter Grass attacks Merkel for Athens policy by Dvid Randall and Tony Paterson, The Independent on Sunday, 27 May 2012

Syriza's Rise An interview with Michalis Spourdalakis by Alex Doherty, New Left Project, 26 May 2012

Greece: Chronicle of a Default Foretold by John Weeks,, 26 May 2012

Greece debt creating healthcare crisis, warn chemists by Helena Smith, The Guardian, 23 May 2012

Greece: [In]significant Details by Nikos Raptis, ZNet, 23 May 2012

Failing Greece by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 23 May 2012

Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras: 'It's a war between people and capitalism' by Helena Smith, The Guardian, 18 May 2012

Democracy Imperiled: The Greek Political Crisis by Costas Panayotakis, MR Zine, 17 May 2012

'Vulture funds' circle as Greece fears grow by Stephen Foley and Nathalie Savaricas, The Independent, 17 May 2012

For Greece – and Europe – the true calamity is to delay exiting the euro by Simon Jenkins, The Guardian, 15 May 2012

The "Drama" of the Greek Elections by Nikos Raptis, ZSpace, 12 May 2012

Greek election: The austerity parties have collapsed. This is the moment of truth for the left by Yiorgos Vassalos, Red Pepper, May 2012

If Elections Could Change Things, They'd Be Illegal by Nikolas Kosmatopoulos, ZNet, 7 May 2012

Greece takes a leap into the dark, driven by defiance and despair by Maria Margaronis, The Guardian, 7 May 2012

A gain for Golden Dawn would be a dark day for Greece by Sophia Ignatidou, The Guardian, 3 May 2010

The Greek election could be the start of a European spring by Costas Douzinas, The Guardian, 1 May 2012

German 'hypocrisy' over Greek military spending has critics up in arms by Helena Smith, The Guardian, 19 April 2012

The Choice For Greece: A Post-Modern Coup Or A New Kind Of Society? by Nasos Iliopoulos and Alex Nunn, ZNet, 5 April 2012

Retired Pharmacist's 'Austerity' Suicide Jolts Greece; Ignites Outrage, Common Dreams, 4 April 2012

For a mass movement of European solidarity with the Greek people and active resistance to austerity policies by Yorgos Mitralias, International Viewpoint, April 2012

The Triumph of the Ridiculous by Nikos Raptis, ZNet, 31 March 2012

Women of Europe, Demonstrate Solidarity with Greek Women! by Sonia Mitralia, International Viewpoint, March 2012

Greece's austerity doesn't extend to its arms budget by Paul Haydon, The Guardian, 21 March 2012

Greece is heading for hell, thanks to the EU's botched handling of the crisis by Costas Lapavitsas, The Guardian, 19 March 2012

Greece on the breadline by Jon Henley, The Guardian, 19 March 2012

Anno Domini 2012: One More Year of Ridicule and of Hate by Nikos Raptis, ZSpace, 17 March 2012

Bourgeoisie fears spread of political contagion by Savas Michael-Matsas, Weekly Worker, 15 March 2012

Frustrated By The Euro, Greece Turns To Alternative Currencies by Leonidas Ntilsizian, Global Issues, 14 March 2012

Xenophobia Rises from Ashes of Greek Economy by Apostolis Fotiadis, IPS, 14 March 2012

Greece on the breadline: amid the fury, solidarity by Jon Henley, The Guardian, 11 March 2012

Ruled by the memoranda - dependent or imperialist country? by Andreas Kloke, International Viewpoint, March 2012

Of Nationalism and of ... Potatoes! by Nikos Raptis, ZSpace, 5 March 2012

What now for Greece – collapse or resurrection? by Costas ouzinas, The Guardian/Comment is free, 5 March 2012

Greece at war in 2012, as Spain was in 1936 for the people of Europe! by Sonia Mitralia, International Viewpoint, March 2012

Greece: how to avoid a social default by Panagiotis Sotiris, Red Pepper, February 2012

Greece in Meltdown by Maria Margaronis, The Nation, 29 February 2012

The Humiliation of Greece by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 23 February 2012

The Greek Tragedy and Great Depression Lessons Not Learned by Nomi Prins, ZNet, 23 February 2012

Economists Predict 'No Gain, More Pain' for Greece, Common Dreams, 23 February 2012

Greece and Those Wild & Crazy Guys at the ECB by Dean Baker, CounterPunch, 22 February 2012

How Greece Could Take Down Wall Street by Ellen Brown, Global Research, 21 February 2012

Greek debt nightmare laid bare by Peter Spiegel, Financial Times, 21 February 2012

Germans, French Were Keen to Sell Arms to Greece by Patrick Cockburn, CounterPunch, 21 February 2012

Crisis and the People in Greece by Stavros Panagiotidis, Transform! 19 February 2012

Merkel's Incredible Feat! (Part two) by Nikos Raptis, ZSpace, 18 February 2012

Greece's wartime resistance hero denounces EU-backed cuts by Helena Smith, The Observer, 18 February 2012

Greek fears grow beneath looming shadow of bankruptcy by Helena Smith, The Guardian, 17 February 2012

Greece shows us how to protest against a failed system by John Holloway, The Guardian/Comment is free, 17 February 2012

Eleftherotypia's Workers are back with their own newspaper! by Moissis Litsis, International Viewpoint, February 2012

Merkel's Incredible Feat! (Part one) by Nikos Raptis, ZNet, 15 February 2012

The Greek Experience by Michael Hudson, Information Clearing House, 15 February 2012

Greece: From Despair to Resistance by Panagiotis Sotiris, The Bullet, 14 February 2012

Shame on Europe for betraying Greece by William Wall, The Guardian/Comment is free, 14 February 2012

Athens burns: has Greece entered its Argentina moment? by Jerome Roos,, 13 February 2012

Solidarity campaign to support the people of Greece, Letters, The Guardian, 13 February 2012

Greece lies bankrupt, humiliated and ablaze: is cradle of democracy finished? by Helena Smith, The Guardian, 13 February 2012

A Death Sentence for Greece by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 13 February 2012

As Greece stares into the abyss, Europe must choose by Maria Margaronis, The Guardian/Comment is free, 12 February 2012

I fear for a social explosion: Greeks can't take any more punishment by Helena Smith, The Observer, 12 February 2012

The Troika Blackmails Greece by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 10 February 2012

Greek Unions Protest "Barbaric" Austerity Cuts, Vow "There Will Be Social Uprising" by Common Dreams staff, Common Dreams, 9 February 2012

Greek hospital now under workers' control by Health workers in Kilkis, Greece,, 5 February 2012

For Greece default is the only option by Costas Lapavitsas, The Guardian, 23 January 2012

Austerity Plan Breaches Last Line of Defence of Greek Workers by Apostolis Fotiadis, IPS, 20 January 2012

Greek rescue blocked by hedge fund greed by Ben Chu, The Independent, 18 January 2012

Vulture Funds Profit Off Greek Misery by Nick Dearden, CounterPunch, 17 January 2012

The Psychopathic "Servants" of the Elite by Nikos Raptis, ZSpace, 10 January 2012


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