Category Archives: Updates

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

Sign: Open letter of solidarity with the anti-austerity movement in Greece

Open letter published in today’s (27 Jan) Guardian. Add your support below. A new government has formed in Greece that places people at the heart of its programme of change. The crippling bail-out package imposed through the EU/IMF Memorandum has … Continue reading

Some news 31 August 2014

    (a) Latest Opinion Polls: Unpublished opinion polls during the summer indicated that Syriza was surging ahead. On 30th August the first official opinion poll for more than a month confirmed this trend. The unadjusted (for those who won’t say, won’t … Continue reading

GSC Update 12 December 2013

Chanting during a general strike in Greece last November. Photograph: Menelaos Mich/Demotix/Corbis Please put these dates in your diary for 2014: GSC Organising Meetings will be held every 3rd Wednesday of the month 1830 – 2000 hours in Meeting Room … Continue reading

GSC UPDATE 20 (12 November 2013)

     THE CONTINUING SAGA OF THE ERT CLOSURE The sudden (and almost certainly unconstitutional) closure of Greece’s national broadcaster ERT (equivalent of our BBC) a few months ago and the sacking of thousands of its workers, had drawn worldwide condemnation, … Continue reading

GSC – Special Update March ’13

Public Meeting with ALEXIS TSIPRAS, Head of Syriza Parliamentary Group and Leader of the Opposition to the current pro-austerity Greek coalition government, London Fri 16 Mar 2013! “The London branch of SYRIZA is proudly hosting c. Alexis Tsipras – the … Continue reading

GSC update 15 (18 Feb 2013)

GSC UPDATE 15  (18 February 2013) ~ please forward to friends and comrades ~   This newsletter describes the effects of austerity measures that Greek people are enduring and resisting. You may be able to help by affiliating yourself or … Continue reading

GSC update 14 – (5 Feb 2013)

GSC UPDATE 14  (5 February 2013) ~ please forward to friends and comrades ~   N.B. the next Greece Solidarity Campaign  organising committeemeeting is at 6.30pm on Wednesday 20 February, ground floor suite, UNITE the Union Offices, 128 Theobalds Rd, … Continue reading

GSC Update 13

GSC UPDATE 13  (24th November 2012) To GSC supporters and members – please forward on. N.B the first event is tomorrow Sunday 25 November! Thanks to everyone who came to the rally in Smith Square and the fantastic meeting in … Continue reading

Update 12

ETUC’s day of action – London Protest and Rally Please use the link to Guardian letter below or to encourage people to attend the ETUC day of action events – organised by the Coalition of Resistance and the Greece Solidarity … Continue reading