credit crisis

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.

Global Leveraged Buyout or the “Longest Boom in Capitalist History”?: A Reply to Robert Fitch

Loren Goldner's reply to Robert Fitch's article on the crisis in New Politics magazine, containing his critique of fictitious character of 1982-2007 boom.

There’s only one thing left to settle: our accounts with capital and its state - TPTG

A report on the working class struggles against austerity measures in Greece by Proles and Poor’s Credit Rating Agency aka TPTG, a Greek communist group.

Battle Ground Athens: second general strike leads to pitched battles

More than 150,000 people took to the streets of Athens against the austerity measures in a mass protest marches that have led to extended battles in the greek capital.

Mass strikes in Greece in response to new measures

Mass strikes with only hours prior warning are unfolding in Greece after the government announced new crippling measures for workers

"State of war" declared by Greek PM

The greek PM, Giorgos Papandreou, has declared the country in "a state of war" after extended meetings with the EU economics commissioner Mr Rehn, leading workers to declare more strikes.

Greece running out of fuel as customs officers extend strike

Serious fuel shortages are spreading across Greece as customs officers decide to extend their strike against austerity measures until Tuesday.

New week of strikes in Greece

Customs officers, petrol carrying lorries, taxi drivers and Ministry of Economics workers go on strike this week against the austerity measures.

A Marxist Political Economy of Capitalist Instability and the Current Crisis - Hillel Ticktin

Hillel Ticktin on a Marxist political economy of the financial crisis of 2008-9 and capitalism's uncertain future.