Athens

Call for Solidarity Action From NY To Turkey, Brazil and Greece. Read more...
For those who choose to struggle. Read more...
Protests... some violent... have been raging for a full week now across Europe in response to new austerity measures being imposed on a half dozen nations in the Eurozone. (I joined two news clips, one a short mention of the protests in Athens Read more...
Thousands of people protested across Greece on Thursday against the next round of spending cuts, required in return for another bailout installment. The 24-hour strike is the country's 20th national stoppage since the debt crisis Read more...
Greek police have fired tear gas to disperse anarchists throwing petrol bombs near parliament in Athens. Read more...

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Over a year has passed since anti-austerity protests and mass riots threatened to ignite full-scale revolution in Greece. Photographer Yiannis Biliris takes us back to those heady days of June 2011, walking the haunted streets of Athens, Read more...
April 25, 1941 - Rumors About Athens.
April 25, 1941. Rumored fall of Athens to Axis forces. No German raids over London for second night running. RAF attacks German targets. Free-French Island of Tahiti pledges support to De-Gaulle. Concerns about Germans making move on Spain with 2,500 operatives posing as German tourists in Madrid. German brewers working on Light Beer. Secretary of State Cordell Hull pledges renewed support for Convoys to Britain. Please donate to Newstalgia to keep this service up and running. Read more...
February 16, 1987 - Ivan The Terrible And Greek Austerity (?).
February 16, 1987 - Ivan The Terrible And Greek Austerity (seriously). Read more...
Lawmakers backed drastic cuts in wages, pensions and jobs on Sunday as the price of a 130 billion euro ($170 billion) bailout by the European Union and International Monetary Fund to avert a messy default that would send shockwaves through the euro zone. Read more...
January 20, 1980 - Summing Up The Week That Was.
News of January 20, 1980 and the week past. Carter White House inching closer to calling Boycott of Summer Olympic games in Moscow, getting sporadic support from allies. Soviet Afghanistan incursion now going through Public Relations phase, starting with kicking out US reporters, following in the steps of Iran's expulsion of foreign journalists. Final dispatches filed say growing unrest with Khomeni regime. United Nations votes unanimously to condemn Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and Justice William O. Douglas dies. Read more...