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Glezos denounces Greek loan agreement as “illusion” by Manolis Glezos, ROARMAG.org, 22 February 2015

Alexis Tsipras: 'We have won the battle, not the war' by Mehreen Khan, & Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, The Telegraph, 21 February 2015

Greece gets its deal.. But if the detail's wrong ‘we're finished' by Paul Mason, Channel 4, 20 February 2015

Greek Debt as Labor Contract Negotiations by Jack Rasmus, teleSUR, 20 February 2015

'Gun to Greece's Head Pulled Away' As Tentative Deal Struck in Brussels by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 20 February 2015

Can the Greek Tragedy Be Rewritten? by Sonali Kolhatkar, Common Dreams, 20 February 2015

The debt is illegitimate by Yassamine Mather, Weekly Worker, 19 February 2015

The Coercion of Greece by Mark Weisbrot, CounterPunch, 19 February 2015

All Bets Off? Germany Rejects Greek Proposal for Modified Loan Extension by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 19 February 2015

Is Syriza Retreating? by Stathis Kouvelakis, Jacobin, 19 February 2015

Seven Lessons from Greece by Bue Rübner Hansen, Jacobin, 19 February 2015

Ironman Varoufakis's Revolutionary Plan for Europe by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 19 February 2015

Syriza Holds Its Ground by Stathis Kouvelakis, Jacobin, 18 February 2015

Understanding Syriza by Tom Vouloumanos and Michael Albert, ZNet, 18 February 2015

Rejecting Austerity, Greece Squares Off with Its Creditors & Risks Future in Eurozone, Democracy Now! 18 February 2015 (video and transcript)

Greece Will Not be 'Blackmailed' into More Austerity, Tsipras Declares by Lauren McCauley, Common Dreams, 17 February 2015

Europe's ideologues of austerity stand in way of reforms by Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Washington Post, 17 February 2015

Golden Dawn's consolidation and its reluctant prosecution by Marietta Simegiatou, ROARMAG.org, 17 February 2015

A maverick currency scheme from the 1930s could save the Greek economy by George Monbiot, The Guardian, 17 February 2015

'This Is Not A Game,' Declares Greek Minister as Talks Collapse in Brussels by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 16 February 2015

No Time for Games in Europe by Yanis Varoufakis, International New York Times, 16 February 2015

Greece Does Battle With Creationist Economics: Can Germany Be Brought Into the 21st Century? by Dean Baker, Truthout, 16 February 2015

Greek Debt, Austerity and Past Military Contracts by Sara Flounders, Global Research, 14 February 2015

From Minsk to Brussels, it's all about Germany by Pepe Escobar, RT, 13 February 2015

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis: ‘If I weren't scared, I'd be awfully dangerous' by Helena Smith, The Guardian, 13 February 2015

The Greeks Have Shaken the Pillars of the Temple by Conn Hallinan, CounterPunch, 13 February 2015

"We will smash them" Interview with Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis, Stern, 12 February 2015

Germany faces impossible choice as Greek austerity revolt spreads by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, The Telegraph, 11 February 2015

Eurogroup Ministers to Syriza: Drop Dead by Yves Smith, Truthout, 12 February 2015

Fate of the Greeks by Alexandros Orphanides, CounterPunch, 12 February 2015

Change the World by Taking Power by David Renton, Jacobin, 12 February 2015

If the Greek olive branch is rejected, Europe may fall by Pablo Iglesias, The Guardian, 11 February 2015

The 'People Versus the Powerful' as Greece Faces Down Troika in Brussels by Lauren McCauley, Common Dreams, 11 February 2015

Gambling with the Euro by Nantina Vgontzas, Jacobin, 10 February 2015

Tomorrow Greece Decides: Europe... Or Russia by Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge, 10 February 2015

In the battle over Greece's debt, German idealism is pitted against Greek realism by Fintan O'Toole, The Irish Times, 10 February 2015

Gambling with the Euro by Nantina Vgontzas, Jacobin, 10 February 2015

Syriza's Magic Equation by Stathis Kouvelakis, Jacobin, 9 February 2015

Euro Bankers Kick Syriza in the Face by Mark Weisbrot, CounterPunch, 9 February 2015

Tsipras favours Greek jobless over creditors in defiant policy speech by Helena Smith, The Guardian, 8 February 2015

Confessions Of An Erratic Marxist In The Midst Of A Repugnant European Crisis by Yanis Varoufakis, ZNet, 8 February 2015

Syriza and Europe by Alexis Tsipras and Haris Golemis, ZNet, 7 February 2015

Greek Minister: Poison of Troika Austerity Fueling Rise of Nazi Party by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 6 February 2015

Troika Trojan horse: Will Syriza capitulate in Greece? by Pepe Escobar, RT, 6 February 2015

A New European Narrative by Catarina Principe, Jacobin, 6 February 2015

I'm the finance minister of a bankrupt country by Yanis Varoufakis, ZNet, 5 February 2015

Syriza vs. the ‘Troika': Greek Debt Negotiations Heat Up by Jack Rasmus, teleSUR, 4 February 2015

Germany Digs in Heels on Austerity as Greece Demands End to 'Business As Usual' by Lauren McCauley, Common Dreams, 4 February 2015

A Greek Morality Tale by Joseph E. Stiglitz, Project Syndicate, 3 February 2015

Syriza and the state by Alex Callinicos, Socialist Worker, 3 February 2015

Seizing the Opportunity to Fight Austerity An Interview with Alexis Tsipras by Haris Golemis, The Bullet, 3 February 2015

Greece's rock-star finance minister Yanis Varoufakis defies ECB's drachma threats by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, The Telegraph, 3 February 2015

Greece's new finance minister looks like a normal person – how refreshing by Simon Jenkins, The Guardian, 3 February 2015

The Message of Syriza's Victory by Mark Weisbrot, CounterPunch, 3 February 2015

The ECB Ready to Put a Choke Chain on Syriza by Yves Smith, naked capitalism, 2 February 2015

After Historic Victory, Greece's Leftist Syriza Party Begins Mandate Against "Vicious" Austerity, Democracy Now! 2 February 2015 (video and transcript)

Syriza Official Vows to Kill EU-US Trade Deal as 'Gift to All European People' by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 2 February 2015

Europe slouching towards anxiety & war by Pepe Escobar, RT, 1 February 2015

What Syriza's Victory Means for Europe by Andrés Cala, Consortiumnews.com, 1 February 2015

The Spartan Resurrection in Greece. EU Arrogance and Athens' Creditors by Paul Craig Roberts, Global Research, 1 February 2015

Syriza pledges to end 'failed austerity experiment' by Szu Ping Chan and Mehreen Khan, The Telegraph, 1 February 2015

Europe's creditors play with 'political fire' in pushing Greece to the brink by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, The Telegraph, 31 January 2015

Syriza Victory Reveals Media's One-Dimensional Backwardness by Chris Spannos, teleSUR, 30 January 2015

Yanis Varoufakis Newsnight interview, BBC/YouTube, 30 January 2015

In Showdown with Eurozone Chief Over Austerity, Syriza Refuses to Blink by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 30 January 2015

Prospects For Syriza by Leo Panitch, Tom Mills, New Left Project, 29 January 2015

The Greek Earthquake by Conn Hallinan, Foregn Policy in Focus, 29 January 2015

The Collectivist, debt colonialism and the real Alexis Tsipras by Iannis Carras, openDemocracy, 29 January 2015

Greece's new government should halt energy cooperation with Israel by David Cronin, The Electronic Intifada, 29 January 2015

Tsipras: the reverse shock doctrine by Paul Mason, Channel 4 News, 29 January 2015

Investors have woken up to Greece's nuclear risk by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, The Telegraph, 29 January 2015

First we take Athens: Europe's debt colony revolts by Heathcote Ruthven, ROARMAG.org, 28 January 2015

We must stop Angela Merkel's bullying – or let the forces of austerity win by Owen Jones, The Guardian, 28 January 2015

Syriza Victory: Making Greek History, Shaping Europe's Future Costas Panayotakis interviewed by Chris Spannos, teleSUR, 27 January 2015

New Greek PM Alexis Tsipras appoints radical economist to new government, Live blog by Jon Henley, The Guardian, 27 Januaey 2015

What Greek politics teaches the Labour party: there is an alternative by Aditya Chakrabortty, The Guardian, 27 January 2015

The rise of the Greek left is a call for pan-European change by Antonis Broumas, ROARMAG.org, 26 January 2015

Syriza's Challenge by Binoy Kampmark, CounterPunch, 26 January 2015

Syriza's victory: this is what the politics of hope looks like by Owen Jones, The Guardian, 26 January 2015

Greece election: Syriza forms coalition with Independent Greeks – live updates by Graeme Wearden, The Guardian, 26 January 2015

Greece shows what can happen when the young revolt against corrupt elites by Paul Mason, The Guardian, 25 January 2015

‘We Are Going to Destroy the Greek Oligarchy System' by Yanis Varoufakis, Truthdig, 25 January 2015 (video)

Greece's election: filling Europe's democratic void by Mathew Lawrence, openDemocracy, 24 January 2015

Greece isn't taking a soft option – the people demand real change by Maria Margaronis, The Guardian, 23 January 2015

Greece's solidarity movement: ‘it's a whole new model – and it's working' by Jon Henley, The Guardian, 23 January 2015

What is at Stake in the Greek Elections? by Chris Spannos, ZNet, 22 January 2015

The Intimidation of Greek Voters by Mark Weisbrot, CounterPunch, 22 January 2015

Is Syriza Radical Enough? by Ed Rooksby, New Left Project, 22 January 2015

Understanding the Greek Communists by Nikos Lountos, Jacobin, 21 January 2015

A Historic Opportunity by Alexis Tsipras, Jacobin, 20 January 2015

Young, gifted and Greek: Generation G – the world's biggest brain drain by Helena Smith, The Guardian, 19 January 2015

On election day, young Greeks will be voting for SYRIZA by Elati Pontikopoulou-Venieri, openDemocracy, 19 January 2015

Richard Wolff on the Greek Crisis, Austerity and a Post-Capitalist Future by Michael Nevradakis, Truthout, 15 January 2015

Europe's Greek Moment by Yanis Varoufakis, Jacobin, 14 January 2015

Greece, Europe and the Neoliberal Nightmare: Is There a Way Out? by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 14 January 2015

The End of TINA by Peter Bratsis, Jacobin, 13 January 2015

The Greek Right by Kevin Ovenden, Jacobin, 11 Janauary 2015

A Greek Election Primer by Kevin Ovenden, Jacobin, 10 January 2015

What if Syriza wins? by Eddie Ford, Weekly Worker, 8 January 2015

Greece Takes on the Vampire Squid by Ellen Brown, CounterPunch, 7 January 2015

German government threatens to force Greece out of euro zone by Johannes Stern, World Socialist Web Site, 6 January 2014

SYRIZA's programme for the rescue of Greek and European capitalism by Robert Stevens, World Socialist Web Site, 6 January 2014

What would a SYRIZA victory mean for the movements? by Markos Vogiatzoglou. ROARMAG.org, 4 January 2015

Syriza: From Radicalism to Pragmatism; the State of the Left in Greece by C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout, 31 December 2014

Why Syriza is good news for Greece and Europe by Vassilis K. Fouskas, openDemocracy, 31 December 2014

Syriza can transform the EU from within – if Europe will let it by Costas Lapavitsas, The Guardian, 29 December 2014

Syriza's chief economist plots a radical Greek evolution within the eurozone by Helena Smith, The Guardian, 23 December 2014

Greece's radical left could kill off austerity in the EU by Owen Jones, The Guardian, 22 December 2014

What the SYRIZA Government Will Do by Alexis Tsipras, ZNet, 20 December 2014

Solidarity Health Clinics in Greece by Marina Sitrin, teleSUR, 18 December 2014

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

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

Hunger strike in Greece: for a breath of freedom by Danai Limneou, ROARMAG.org, 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, ROARMAG.org, 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, ROARMAG.org, 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, ROARMAG.org, 1 August 2014

In Crete, a naval protest to stop the chemicals of war by Leonidas Oikonomakis, ROARMAG.org, 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, ROARMAG.org, 4 June 2014

91-year-old Greek WWII hero wins big in Euro-elections by Jerome Roos, ROARMAG.org, 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, ROARMAG.org, 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, ROARMAG.org, 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, yanisvaroufakis.eu, 1 April 2014

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

Future Suspended: a new documentary on Athens by Jerome Roos, ROARMAG.org, 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, ROARMAG.org, 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

 

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