Some recent tweets from Greece.
Call for Solidarity Action From NY To Turkey, Brazil and Greece.
For those who choose to struggle.
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
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
Greek police have fired tear gas to disperse anarchists throwing petrol bombs near parliament in Athens.
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,
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.
February 16, 1987 - Ivan The Terrible And Greek Austerity (seriously).
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.
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