Monthly Archives: June 2012

Set up a Standing Order Mandate

Please download a Greece Solidarity Campaign standing order form here to make a monthly donation, this regular income helps towards the ongoing cost of our campaign.

The Challenges of the Greek Left After the Election

The Challenges of the Greek Left After the Election [3 tapes]  – Recorded in Toronto, 19 June 2012.   Leo Panitch, Professor of Political Economy at York University, talks about the austerity crisis in Greece and the potential for the left parties … Continue reading

Greece Solidarity Campaign update 4

1.  A CLOSE FINISH: New Democracy 29.66%; SYRIZA 26.89%.  Yes, the election result is a disappointment; but it should be noted that Syriza’s vote rose from 4.6% in 2009 to 26.89% on Sunday 17 June 2012. In contrast, New Democracy’s fell … Continue reading

Scandal! Germany’s Financial Times calls Greeks to vote for ND

Posted by keeptalkinggreece in Politics Unbelievable! Financial Times Germany (FTD) calls Greeks to cast their vote on Sunday in favor of pro-bailout conservative Nea Dimocratia! In the unprecendeted bold op-ed article with the title “Resist to the  Demagogue” Financial Times Deutschland claims this is its … Continue reading

Leaflet for June 17 demonstration in London

Greece’s ‘potato movement’ grows in power

  A growing group of grassroots activists are cutting out agricultural middlemen and connecting farmers and shoppers. Athens, Greece – When an economy shrinks, prices are meant to go down in response to falling demand. This has not happened in … Continue reading

Greece Solidarity Campaign Update 3 – (9 JUNE 2012)

1.  ON GREECE’S ELECTION DAY SUNDAY 17 JUNE, 2.00 pm – STAND WITH THE GREEK PEOPLE AGAINST EU IMPOSED AUSTERITY – at European Union Commission, 32 Smith Square, SW1P 3EU, Just off Millbank, near Parliament Square.  Called by the Greek … Continue reading

How to save Europe for the many, not the few

This letter appeared in the Guardian on the 1st of June The Greek people’s democratic rejection of the policies of austerity on 6 May could not be clearer. Christine Lagarde told the Guardian that the Greeks must pay their taxes (It’s payback … Continue reading

In solidarity with the Greek people, against illegitimate debts and austerity measures, let us mobilise!

  For joint actions around the Greek elections, and for large Euro-Mediterranean’s mobilizations in autumn 2012! The response to the financial and economic crisis is the same everywhere: cuts in expenditure and austerity measures under the pretext of reducing deficits … Continue reading

Slavoj Zizek: The heart of the people of Europe beats in Greece