SYRIZA

The SYRIZA-ANEL government, the cycle of struggles against austerity and the future of social antagonism

The following text was published in “Sfika”, the journal published by SKYA, in June 2015. Even though many things have happened since, we consider that the text still has an analytical and practical value. One of our main concerns in writing it was to show that in contrast with what SYRIZA declares, the present crisis is deep and it concerns the totality of the capitalist relations.

Capitalist internationalism trounces petty Greek nationalism - Mouvement Communiste/Kolektivně proti Kapitălu

Victory for Syriza

Mouvement Communiste/Kolektivně proti Kapitălu Letter produced in September 2015 about the situation in Greece, explaining the capitalist logic behind Syriza's policies and the state of the economy and class struggle in Greece.

The postmodern left and the success of neoliberalism

The international Left promotes its own image rather than engaging in the bitter reality of resistance against neoliberalism. It does not need to believe in postmodernism because it is postmodernism.

Socialist faces in high places: Syriza's fall from grace and the elusive electoral road - Enrique Guerrero-López and Adam Weaver

An article by Enrique Guerrero-López and Adam Weaver on the dead-end road of parliamentary socialism.

Turning No into Yes: Syriza's Memorandum

Some thoughts on current developments in Greece. While events are still moving and uncertain at the moment the along awaited third memorandum between the Greek state and the Troika seems to be on its way. For all the hopes and promises of Syriza, austerity remains.

The end of a grassroots movement in Greece - Anarchist Federation

Syriza leader during victory celebrations

Many leftists have been overjoyed that an anti-austerity party won the general election in Greece. For the left, including those in the UK, Syriza’s victory is seen as a turning point in Europe against economic policies based on harsh cuts. But is it?

Anarchists occupy Syriza's headquarters

Anarchists have occupied Syriza's headquarters in Athens as an act of solidarity with an ongoing hunger strike.

Syriza's first month

A month since its election Syriza has moved far from its anti-austerity, anti-bailout rhetoric.

The pitfalls of radical electoralism

The second in a series looking at and debunking specific 'tactical voting' strategies and election narratives from an anti-electoral perspective.

Syriza and social movements: between big risks and some opportunities. An interview with AK Athens

An interview by infoaut with Spyros Tz, a comrade of AlfaKappa Athens, about the social and political context in Greece that will be affected by the electoral victory of SYRIZA.