Monday, 19 January 2015

Greece Election News

Election night in London
Sun 25 Jan 8 till late
Join members of the GSC, Syriza London and friends to watch the results as they come in 

Andy's Taverna, 81 Bayham Street,  Camden, London NW1 0AG 
Space limited. Please email for a place

How to deal with Greece's debt

Jubilee Debt Campaign have put together a briefing on six key facts about Greece’s debtahead of the election on Sunday. These include Syriza's proposals to hold a European debt conference and the fact that the way the world has dealt with debt crisis is now working.

Some of the figures in the briefing, in particular that 90% of the bailout loans has gone to banks rather than being used in public spending, are used in Heather Stewart’s article in The Observer yesterday

A new idea steals across Europe – should Greece’s debt be forgiven?

Syriza debt talks motion gets Irish deputy PM approval 

Ireland's deputy prime minister says she saw some merit in SYRIZA's proposals for an international conference to renegotiate debts of Greece and other EU states.

Read more. 

SYRIZA win is a compass for Europe  

Alexis Tsipras writes in El Pais, the Spanish press. Read a translation of the article here

#AskTsipras Twitter interview tops trends worldwide

Read more. 

Rubber gloves rebellion reaches the Beeb 

BBC article and podcast  on the the 18 months strong cleaners campaign in Greece that has come a symbol the anti austerity movement. 

Reminder - Greece post election meeting 

To ensure your place book now! Wednesday 28 January 6.30pm
TUC Great Russell Street

Greek election news in English 

The Greek progressive Greek radio station is providing online coverage of the situation in Greece in English. A great source of further news and views. See here. 

What else you can do

  • Join the GSC as an individual or affiliate your organisation Find out how
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  • All welcome at GSC organising meetings6pm on the 3rd wed monthly, Unite HQ, London. 2015 meeting dates: Jan 21Feb 18March 18April 15May 13 (note 2nd not 3rd wed), June 17July 15August 19Sept 16Oct 21Nov 18 and Dec 16

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