The state of Greece shows us why it is crucial to chuck the Chequers deal

So it is “Cabin crew, doors to manual” and, as you settle back and prepare to hand over €20 for an easyMeal, you may be reflecting on that delightful week you just had in the Med – the bustling marinas, the crowded restaurants – and you may conceivably have been persuaded by all those UK … Continue reading The state of Greece shows us why it is crucial to chuck the Chequers deal

Report of the UN independent expert on the effects of foreign debt to human rights in Greece, 29 Feb. 2016

Advance Unedited Version Distr.: General 29 February 2016 Original: English Human Rights Council Thirty-first session Agenda item 3 Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development. Report of the Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of … Continue reading Report of the UN independent expert on the effects of foreign debt to human rights in Greece, 29 Feb. 2016

Μichalis Nevradakis’ interview with Professor Francis Boyle

The transcript of Dialogos Radio’s interview with international lawyer and professor Francis Boyle of the University of Illinois. This interview aired on our broadcasts for the week of February 18-24, 2016. Find the podcast of this interview here. MN: Joining us today on Dialogos Radio and the Dialogos Interview Series is international lawyer and professor of international law … Continue reading Μichalis Nevradakis’ interview with Professor Francis Boyle

TROIKA – MACHT OHNE KONTROLLE / TROIKA – POUVOIR SANS CONTRÔLE

Τρόικα : Ανεξέλεγκτη εξουσία Documentary film at franco-german channel ARTE. Watch in german or french (choose under "version") http://www.arte.tv/guide/de/embed/051622-000/medium Διαβάστε κάποια στοιχεία από το περιεχόμενο που αφορούν την Ελλάδα (στα ελληνικά) εδώ.

Greece needs debts cancelled and growth – signed by economists

Η Ελλάδα χρειάζεται διαγραφή χρέους και ανάπτυξη. Υπογράφουν 35 οικονομολόγοι. From The Guardian Pensioners taking part in a protest against austerity outside the Greek financial ministry in Athens in December. Photograph: Petros Giannakouris/AP As economists, we note that the historical evidence demonstrates the futility and dangers of imposing unsustainable debt and repayment conditions on debtor … Continue reading Greece needs debts cancelled and growth – signed by economists

The EU and the attack on European workers’ wages

Η ΕΕ και η επίθεση στους μισθούς των Ευρωπαίων εργαζομένων Five years after the Wall Street crash of September 2008, figures compiled by Britain’s House of Commons Library on wage rates in the 27-member European Union show that workers’ living standards have been thrown into sharp reverse. The statistics belie claims that the euro zone … Continue reading The EU and the attack on European workers’ wages

«Ελεύθεροι Άνθρωποι» – «People Free»

Ποιοι είναι; Θα είναι σαν τους Anonymous; Πάντως η ανάλυση στο πρώτο βίντεο που κυκλοφόρησαν είναι σαφέστατη : « Βρισκόμαστε σε πόλεμο - όσο κι αν κάποιοι δεν το έχουν καταλάβει ακόμα ! Είναι ο 3ος Παγκόσμιος Πόλεμος. Αθόρυβος, καταστροφικός, σαν ένα δηλητηριώδες νέφος που τυλίγει ολόκληρη την ανθρωπότητα. Οι στόχοι του είναι όπως κάθε … Continue reading «Ελεύθεροι Άνθρωποι» – «People Free»

Alter-Summit in Athens: Pseudo-Left Response to Growing Social Opposition in Europe

Last weekend, approximately 200 European trade unions, political NGOs (non-governmental organizations), charity groups, and feminist, environmentalist and pseudo-left groupings organized a so-called Alter-Summit in Athens. The congress endorsed the institutions of the European Union (EU), with which union bureaucracies have worked closely in negotiating and approving austerity policies since the outbreak of the European debt … Continue reading Alter-Summit in Athens: Pseudo-Left Response to Growing Social Opposition in Europe