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Solidarity Delegation to Athens June 2019

A  fourteen- strong delegation from the Greece Solidarity Campaign visited Athens June 2-4 2019.  The aim of GSC Solidarity delegations to Greece is to enable a range of UK based politicians, trade unionists and activists to see first-hand and learn … Continue reading

Greece Solidarity & Unite the Union Meeting: Meet 3 Women Building Social Solidarity

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Open Meeting: Social Solidarity in Greece. Wed Oct 10 Westminster

Social Solidarity in Greece  Wednesday October 10th 6.30pm  (Arrive 6pm, bring ID) Portcullis House, Room R, 1 Parliament St, Westminster, SW1A 2JR    Introduced by David Lammy MP  Hear from three women building grassroots social solidarity Eleni Sotiropoulou from Patissia Social Solidarity … Continue reading

The Terrible Human Cost of Greece’s Bailouts

By Frances Coppola. Published 31 August 2018 in     Let’s stop playing: “Blame the Greeks”.  Babies, adolescents and young adults did not cause Greece’s debt disaster. But they are paying for it – with their lives.   When writing … Continue reading

Greece may still be Europe’s sick patient, but the EU is at death’s door

‘Greece may still be Europe’s sick patient, but the EU is at death’s door.’ Article by Marina Prentoulis, published in The Guardian 21st August 2018 Greece has entered a new, “normal” phase now that the formal lending agreement with the … Continue reading

Fund-Raising Dinner for Medical Aid for Greece with Women Social Solidarity Activists from Athens

  Fund-Raising Dinner for Medical Aid for Greece Saturday October 13th 2018 at 7.30pm Hear from 3 women social solidarity activists from Athens! Fabulous buffet dinner, live bouzouki music, a raffle.    At the Cypriot Centre, Earlham Grove, Wood Green … Continue reading

Key Dates for Autumn 2018

    Three Women Social Solidarity Activists from Athens visit London  October 9th – 14th – A Speaking Tour. The Greece Solidarity Campaign with the support of the trade unions NEU/NUT and Unite the Union are organising a speaking tour with … Continue reading

Greek government steps up but UK steps back

It’s mid-February and a Syrian mother and her two children drown in the sea attempting to reach Greece from Turkey. Mike Davis and Wendy Pettifer report on a Greece Solidarity Campaign delegation visit to Scaramanga camp to discover living conditions … Continue reading

Beware the ECB bearing gifts for Greeks

  Article by Michael Roberts published on his blog October 2017  The announcement by the European Central Bank that it has so far made €7.8bn in profits from its holdings in Greek government debt reveals the true nature of the … Continue reading

Medical Aid for Greece Garden Fundraiser July 29th 2017

Medical Aid for Greece Garden Fundraiser Saturday July 29th 5pm Stroud Green BBQ, kebabs, salads, home-made dips and side dishes and choice of vegetarian dishes Tickets £20 waged £10 unwaged Book your tickets NOW! Email:  Cheques to ‘Medical Aid … Continue reading