Editors' Blog


This info is from The Guardian (UK)-- Syriza won-- the Neo-Nazis came in 3rd place-- the Communists increased their support, they have 15 seats out of 300, but still came in 5th place, and the left Syriza break away party (the not so popular Popular Unity) did not reach the 3% minimum for representation-- so no seats for them in the parliament.

NYT -- Bloice's Quote of the Day

Quote of the DayOctober 11, 2012''Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, visitingAthens this week at the invitation of Prime MinisterAntonis Samaras, got a chance to see the sufferingand anger of Greeks firsthand, brought about bybudget policies imposed in exchange for a EuropeanUnion bailout in the debt crisis.

Walter Rodney on fascism

We have heard the news from Greece about attacks on immigrants by theextreme right - but the news is even worse - evidently the police areallowing the neo-nazis to take responsibility for certain securityfunctions that should be their responsibility.

I will keep Greece in the eurozone and restore growth

Lest there be any doubt, my movement – Syriza – is committed to keeping Greece in the eurozone.

Greeks protest against violent neo-Nazi MP on the run

What is most important in this article is the statement that 50% of the police in Greece voted for the Golden Dawn party, a startling and ominous datum if true. The military background of Kasidiaris is also important.

Greek CP on the Greek Elections

Greece continues to attract the attention of workers of many countries all over the world, in light of the new crucially important parliamentary elections, which will be held on the 17th of June, as none of the three parties, which received the most votes, could form a coalition government.

Syriza -- 10 Point Program


Greece: Trying to understand SYRIZA

Economics Editor at BBC Newsnight.