Tag Archives: EU and Greece

Greece | The calamity of austerity in Greece

by Niki Best

While the troika celebrated the end of its Greek bailout programme, the Transnational Institute TNI was busy reporting on the devastating impact of its enforced austerity.

Greece | EU Imposes Anti-Union Law on Greece

Under instructions from the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund, the Greek government pushed through the most anti-union legislation in Europe on Monday 15 January.

The move was demanded, along with other draconian measures, as a condition of the latest tranche of what is called Greece’s bailout but which in reality is bailing out the European financial institutions which recklessly encouraged Greek borrowing.

Greece | Industrialists-Creditors order, SYRIZA-ANEL Vote and the People Pay the New Bill

by Leonidas Vatikiotis

A catastrophic multi-bill that brutally affects the interests of workers, consumers and the poor and lower middle classes was voted by the Greek government on Monday, January 15, amid strikes |1|, closing the third assessment.

Greece | Grèce : Non au 4e Mémorandum !

by Dimitris Stratoulis

Gouvernement et représentants des créanciers préparent au Hilton le 4e mémorandum impliquant notamment des mesures anti-populaires en surnombre et aucun nouveau financement pour le pays après 2018.

Greece | ‘Patients who should live are dying’: Greece’s public health meltdown

by Helena Smith

Rising mortality rates, an increase in life-threatening infections and a shortage of staff and medical equipment are crippling Greece’s health system as the country’s dogged pursuit of austerity hammers the weakest in society.