Sunday, 20 March 2016

Greece Solidarity Campaign Feb/March 2016 update

Greece Solidarity Campaign
Feb/March 2016 update

Refugee crisis needs urgent pan-European action 

GSC statement on the refugee crisis ahead of the campaigns latest delegation visited Athens 6-8 March, pictured here in the docks of Piraeus with volunteersRead more

Lammy - what I learnt visiting refugees in Greece 

David Lammy on his visit to a refugee camp in Athens organised by the GSC.
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More delegation reports coming soon.

Restructure the debt: Reconstruct democracy 

Members of the Greek Debt Truth Commission spoke at a session of the EU Parliament 1 March, organised by MEP Nikolaos Chountis. Read more

King supports Greek debt write off 

Ex-Governor of the Bank of England, Lord Mervyn King says writing off Greek debt is the only way forward, as it has been for many countries in the past.  Read more. 

Syriza's parallel programme to soften austerity 

In Feb the Greek Parliament voted through the Government's programme aimed at softening the impact of the austerity memoranda.Read more

Resistance as Greek bailout demands pension 'reforms' 

In Feb continued mass protests againstpension cuts. Read more 

Troika demand further 'reforms'.
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UN report - austerity killing patients in Greece 

Report on Greece for the UN says "excessive austerity in the public health care sector' literally killed the nurse and doctor before turning to the patient”

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The decision on Grexit - turning point for Syriza? 

Interviewed in the New Left Review, Stathis Kouvelakis, discusses the decision not to leave the EU and the subsequent repositioning of Syriza. 
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Building people powered alternative institutions 

Christos Giovanopolous, Solidarity 4 All discusses the role of building structures of social solidarity to overcome the politics of neoliberalism.  Read more 

Chomsky on twin crisis bearing on Greece 

Noam Chomsky talks about the debt crisis in Greece and the causes of the European refugee crisis now pushing Greece to the brink.
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May 13 - Medical Aid for Greece dinner  

At the Cyrpriot Centre, Wood Green, London. £30 per head for delicious food, live music, raffle and auction.

Email early to book individual tickets or a table. 

Solidarity needed now more than ever 

There are many ways to support the campaign as an individual or organisation. Contact to find out how.

National organising meetings 3rdwednesday monthly, 6.30pm, Unite the Union HQ London. All welcome. 
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