Is Mr Tsipras and the SYRIZA/left party the solution to Greece’s problems?

Stavros Katsoulis – Reporting from Greece

The recent Euro-elections results in Greece where clear enough, for anyone to see the raw truth. The majority winner is the now well known left party that benefited from the crisis, SYRIZA, which is led by it’s young and handsome chairman Mr Alexis Tsipras. However, as we shall see, this does not by any chance lead to the conclusion that some kind of fantastic political change took place in the recent euro-elections. Nor do the raw numbers show that SYRIZA is a truly effective overall winner, when put under even the lightest of scrutinies. Additionally, if one goes on to have a deeper look at the current actual composition of this political party, then there will be no choice but to pose the important question: Is the SYRIZA party and Mr Tsipras really the solution to Greece’s problems? And if not, then what can SYRIZA do for Greece anyway?


A documentary film on the situation in Greece already in 2012

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The creators of “Debtocracy”, a documentary with two million views broadcasted from Japan to Latin America, analyze the shifting of state assets to private hands. They travel round the world gathering data on privatization in developed countries and search for clues on the day after Greece’s massive privatization program. Catastroika is a crowdfunded documentary under creative commons license.



Mr. Jyrki Katainen

Member of the European Commission

European Commission,Brussels


Dear Mr.Katainen

I am addressing this letter to you as a citizen of the EU in order to express to you my deepest concern from the contents of your written reply that you gave on the 17th of September to members of European Parliament belonging to GUE-NGL that submitted a written question to the European Commission concerning the UN report on violations of human rights in Greece as a result of the implementation of austerity measures(005633/2014).

In your reply you mention,among other things,the following: ”The Commission is committed to (more…)


Plusieurs responsables d’organisations politiques progressistes européennes se prononcent pour la sortie de l’euro et de l’Union européenne

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Assise (Italie), le 23 août 2014.

La Coordination nationale de la gauche italienne contre l’euro a tenu son « Forum européen de 2014 » à Assise (Italie) du 20 au 24 août 2014 qui a rassemblé un grand nombre de participants, notamment des pays de l’Union européenne mais aussi d’Ukraine et de Russie. A cette occasion des dirigeants de plusieurs organisations politiques progressistes de l’Union européenne ont adopté une déclaration se prononçant pour la sortie de l’euro et de l’Union européenne.


Washington Piles Lie Upon Lie

by Paul Craig Roberts


The latest Washington lie, this one coming from NATO, is that Russia has invaded Ukraine with 1,000 troops and self-propelled artillery.

How do we know that this is a lie? Is it because we have heard nothing but lies about Russia from NATO, from US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, from assistant secretary of state Victoria Nuland, from Obama and his entire regime of pathological liars, and from the British, German, and French governments along with the BBC and the entirety of the Western media?

This, of course, is a good reason for knowing that the latest Western propaganda is a lie. Those who are pathological liars don’t suddenly start telling the truth.



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Several leaders from European radical organizations come out in favour of withdrawal from the euro and the European Union

Assisi (Italy), 23 August 2014.

The National Coordination of the Italian Left against the Euro held its “European Forum 2014″ in Assisi (Italy) from 20 to 24 August 2014 which brought together a large number of participants, including countries in the European Union but also Ukraine and Russia. On this occasion the leaders of several radical political organizations of the European Union adopted a declaration in favour of withdrawing from the euro and the European Union.



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Ασίζη (Ιταλία), 23 Αυγούστου 2014

Ο Εθνικός Συντονισμός της Ιταλικής Αριστεράς ενάντια στο Ευρώ διοργάνωσε το «Ευρωπαϊκό Φόρουμ 2014» στην Ασίζη (Ιταλία) από τις 20 έως τις 24 Αυγούστου 2014, το οποίο συγκέντρωσε έναν μεγάλο αριθμό συμμετεχόντων από χώρες της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης αλλά και την Ουκρανία και την Ρωσία. Στο πλαίσιο αυτό οι ηγέτες πολλων πολιτικών, ριζοσπαστικών οργανώσεων της Ευρώπης υιοθέτησαν μια διακήρυξη υπέρ της εξόδου από το Ευρώ και την Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση.