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Statement of support and solidarity for Greek public and private sector trades unions in their General Strike 6 November 2013

As members of the Greece Solidarity Campaign delegation which visited and met with leading and grass-roots trade unionists, social pharmacy and social solidarity centre organisers, municipal activists, university staffs, peace campaigners and political figures resisting austerity in the Athens area … Continue reading

Tower Hamlets Labour affiliates condeming the murder of Pavlos Fyssas

Last week the below resolution, moved by Mike Davis, was carried by Tower Hamlets (TH) Labour Party which covers Bethnal Green and Poplar and Limehouse Cconstituencies. Tower Hamlets Coop Party/Labour Party condemns the vicious murder of anti-fascist Pavlos Fyssas by … Continue reading

Golden Dawn or Golden Twilight?

By Andrew Burgin The arrests of Golden Dawn leader Nikolaos Mihaloliakos and other members on charges of heading a criminal organisation marks the first serious attempt by the Greek ruling class to crack down on the murderous activities of the … Continue reading

Gold mining in Greece: Stories of resistance and repression -film of meeting

Firefighters in England and Wales to strike next Wednesday

Report of visit by Syriza MP Theano Fotiou to the UK TUC 7-10 September

Over a couple of days Theano Fotiou met over 50 people, including the most influential figures in the UK trade union movement, and deepened their understanding of the situation in Greece. Apart from attending formal events, a TUC guest can … Continue reading

Greek Day | September 21st

Alexis Tsipras Supports Teaching Strikes

Alexis Tsipras, the leader of the main opposition party Syriza, said that the first and most important lesson that students should learn is the need to help one’s neighbour. He also appealed to pupils and parents to support the teachers … Continue reading

TUC unanimous vote for solidarity with Greece and Medical Aid appeal

This year’s Trades Union Congress in Bournemouth voted unopposed to support the Greece Solidarity Campaign and Medical Aid for Greece (11.9.13). 78 – Solidarity with Greek workers Congress notes the continued austerity programme carried out by the Greek government, backed … Continue reading

Sept 19th 2013 Meeting- Gold mining in Greece: stories of resistance and repression

Come and hear first-hand accounts of resistance to gold mining in Greece by Eldorado Gold, a company listed on the London Stock Exchange. Thursday 19 September, 7 to 9pm, Unite House, 128 Theobald’s Road, Holborn, London, WC1X 8TN. Nearest tube … Continue reading