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Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Since 2010, organized labour in Greece has embarked on forty separate nationwide strike actions to register the depth of disapproval of austerity measures.

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Η παγκόσμια συνομοσπονδία ενώσεων εργαζομένων στις δημόσιες υπηρεσίες, «Διεθνής των Δημόσιων Υπηρεσιών» (PSI), συμμετείχε σήμερα στο συλλαλητήριο της γενικής απεργίας των εργαζομένων της Ελλάδας, που διαμαρτύρονται ενάντια στις συνεχείς περικοπές που επιβάλλονται στον δημόσιο τομέα από την Τρόικα και ζητούν εργασιακή αξιοπρέπεια.

Rosa Pavanelli press conference
Wednesday, November 06, 2013

The global union federation Public Services International joins Greek workers taking to the streets today in a general strike to protest the continued cuts to decent jobs and public services imposed by the ‘Troika’. In return for continued financial assistance, Greece has agreed to cut up to 40,000 public workers over the next two years.
 

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

The General Secretary of the global union federation Public Services International, Rosa Pavanelli, and members of the PSI/ EPSU Communicators’ Action Network joined PSI affiliate unions with the ADEDY federation and the people of Greece on Wednesday 6 November 2013 in a 24-hour general strike against the policies of Troika and the impunity of the Greek politicians in the implementation of thes

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

L'università di Atene è la più antica della Grecia, una delle più antiche e prestigiose dei balcani. Ne parlano con orgoglio i lavoratori che ormai da settembre occupano gli stabili. L'università è di fatto chiusa, paralizzata da tagli pesantissimi, e i 30 mila studenti dell'università statale e i 20mila del politecnico non frequentano lezioni.

Richard Simcox & Maria Kanallopoulou
Wednesday, November 06, 2013

The failure of the privatisation of water in the UK is being held up as a model of what not to do by a new campaign in Greece.

Bringing together law and economic experts with campaign specialists and graphic designers, Save Greek Water aims to stop the privatisation currently being demanded as part of the IMF bail-out agreement.

Toula Zerrou and Marina Kechagla
Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Marina Kechagla has been out of work for the past eight months. She’s qualified to work as a midwife but like many other young workers in Greece, Marina has been unable to find work because of “the troika’s” austerity measures.

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

For two months there have been no classes, no new enrollment and no exams at Greece’s oldest university, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and its partner school, the National Technical University of Athens, as administrative workers strike to protect public education and stop impending job cuts. 

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Healthy citizens propel a healthy economy for any civilized country, but surprisingly, in Greece, the government does not appreciate this.

Meeting with ERT Journalists
Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Immaginalo: domani il Governo Letta chiude la Rai. Non la vende, non la ridimensiona. La chiude. Punto e a capo. In Grecia è successo l'11 giugno, in un giorno. 24 ore ed era tutto finito.