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Burdened with debt: "Debt crisis" and class struggles in Greece - TPTG

TPTG analyse the crisis in Greece and how it is influencing capitalist restructuring, and how the working class is responding to the resulting austerity measures.

Statement on the continuing social struggles in Greece

A statement written by anarchist communist group Eutopia on the continuing struggles in Greece and the growing visibility of the anarchist movement. Published by Umanita Nuova (paper of the Italian anarchist federation) August 2010.

For communist workers' inquiry

A working paper for an assembly of The Commune examining communist potential within the crisis and challenges for revolutionaries.

Local report from Hackney, London - Crisis in the city's ripped backyard

A report on the effects of the crisis, cuts, restructuring and possibilities for struggle in Hackney, east London.

Artificial scarcity in a world of overproduction: an escape that isn't

The one strategy open to crisis-ridden capitalism that doesn't risk class antagonism is the creation of artificial scarcity through regimes of intellectual property. Sander explains, however, that the ‘production of innovation' is no replacement for the production of value.

Romania: Protests against austerity measures grow, general strike planned

Areas of the Romanian capital Bucharest were paralysed today by 50,000 demonstrators protesting against the savage austerity measures currently being pursued by the Romanian government. Meanwhile, unions have threatened a general strike on the 31st of May.

In critical and suffocating times - TPTG

The Ta Paida Tis Galarias (The Children of The Gallery) group report on the recent demonstrations in Athens against austerity measures, including the events leading to the tragic deaths of three bank workers and its implications for the movement of opposition.

Austerity measures approved in Greece, protests continue

Greek protestor beaten.

The new measures have been voted in the Greek Parliament yesterday by a majority of 172 votes out of a total 300, these including the votes of the ruling Socialist Party (PASOK) and the extreme-right party of junta nostalgic creeps, LAOS.

General strike paralyses Greece

Greece has been brought to a standstill as angry workers stage a general strike over planned austerity measures.

New wave of strikes over austerity measures in Greece

A new wave of strikes against austerity measures are under way in Greece as unions react to social security changes ahead.