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Greece's Tsipras: Spain's Bailout Proves Austerity 'Disastrous'
Eurozone agrees to put up as much as $125 billion for Spanish bailout
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Greek Neo-Nazi MP Assaults Leftist Rivals on Live Television
Today, Ilias Kasidiaris, a spokesman for the far-right Golden Dawn party in Greece, assaulted two separate members of leftist opposition parties during a panel discussion on live television. A public prosecutor ordered the man's immediate arrest after Thursday’s incident. The 31-year-old Kasidiaris...
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Greek Leftists Lead Poll; Vow to Kill Bailout, Nationalize Banks
"The time of the Left has come"
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The Platform of the Greek Left
This translation of the official program of the ascendant Greek left party, Syriza, just came in, and I wanted to share it far and wide. Note how progressive and truly radical it is. 1. Audit of the public debt and renegotiation of interest due and suspension of payments until the economy has...
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'Payback Time': IMF's Lagarde Uses 'Poor Children of Africa' as Cudgel Against Anti-Austerity Greeks
'It's payback time,' says managing director as Greece faces threats
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Alexis Tsipras Warns: Greek Crisis Also Europe's, World's
Austerity: "Neoliberal shock experiment"
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The First Domino Falls in Greece
Greece’s situation is not an isolated event, but a bellwether for the industrial world and beyond. The fallout from the 2008 global crisis hasn't reached bottom yet, and the depths will be dug deeper as the Euro crisis spreads — political crisis will create economic crisis and vice versa, as...
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Alexis Tsipras: Austerity Will Send Greece (and Europe) 'Directly To Hell'
Alexis Tsipras, head of Syriza, Greece’s ascendent left-wing political party, appeared on CNN's evening news show Amanpour on Wednesday to voice his party's position on the ongoing economic crisis in his country and across Europe. “We want to change the austerity measures in Greece, also in Europe...
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Greek Voters to Face Month of Eurozone 'Fear-Mongering' to Swallow Austerity
Markets rattled by possible Greek exit from Euro; June elections may spell end of single currency
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European Elections: Is the Center Holding?
Elections in Western parliamentary systems are always about the center. The standard situation is one in which there are two dominant parties - one somewhat right of center and one somewhat left of center. There are differences between the policies these parties pursue when in office, but there are...
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