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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Greek crisis shows the eurozone is a thug enforcer for capitalism - Politics.co.uk (blog)

Greek crisis shows the eurozone is a thug enforcer for capitalism - Politics.co.uk (blog) | real utopias | Scoop.it
Syriza and the Greek people are being punished for daring to think that the public should have a say over their economic destiny.
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Building solidarity at the grassroots in Greece - Socialist Worker Online

Building solidarity at the grassroots in Greece - Socialist Worker Online | real utopias | Scoop.it
A member of the Solidarity For All in Greece describes the effort to support people in need so they can fight back.
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Would an Argentina-style cure work for Greece? Probably not - The Guardian

Would an Argentina-style cure work for Greece? Probably not - The Guardian | real utopias | Scoop.it
The Greek economy would be better off outside the euro, say some, but devaluation may only work in countries with thriving trading partners
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Q&A: a third way for Greece in the form of a parallel currency - Financial Times

Q&A: a third way for Greece in the form of a parallel currency - Financial Times | real utopias | Scoop.it
Like a traveller arriving at an unmapped fork in the road, the Greek government could soon face a stark choice between staying in the euro and having to impose more austerity, and defaulting on its debts, which could force a return to the drachma.
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Global Financial Meltdown - One Of The Best Financial Crisis Documentary Films

The Global Financial Crisis Of Greece - Documentary Films The Greek government-debt crisis (also referred to as the Greek Depression of the Great .
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Greek protesters occupy Finance Ministry • News Watch

News Watch, politics and analysis. For the real supremacy of the truth, the stabilization of situation in the whole world, and giving quality and up-to-date ...
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Greek case for austerity "genocide" creates hope in UK

Greek case for austerity "genocide" creates hope in UK | real utopias | Scoop.it

Sick and disabled people in Britain who are losing hope that they will receive justice from the Department for Work and Pensions’ ‘work capability assessment’ regime can take heart from the Greek example.


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Greece's abandoned factories show how painful the country's seven-year ... - Business Insider

Greece's abandoned factories show how painful the country's seven-year ... - Business Insider | real utopias | Scoop.it
A generation of industrial growth has been wiped away by the brutal recession.
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Greece and Germany may have found a way out of the bailout crisis - Business Insider

Greece and Germany may have found a way out of the bailout crisis - Business Insider | real utopias | Scoop.it
How a referendum could help Germany get closure, and allow Syriza to save face.
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Anarchists occupy SIEMENS headquarters in Athens, Greece

In the afternoon on May 11, 2015 anarchists and anti-authoritarians occupied for several hours the headquarters of multinational company Siemens in Athens, ...
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Noam Chomsky: Greek Debt Must Be Written Off, Brussels Are Destroying Greece - Greek Reporter

Noam Chomsky: Greek Debt Must Be Written Off, Brussels Are Destroying Greece - Greek Reporter | real utopias | Scoop.it
His belief that the Greek debt should be written off expressed the internationally acclaimed American nobelist scholar Noam Chomsky.
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What happens if Greece defaults to the International Monetary Fund?

What happens if Greece defaults to the International Monetary Fund? | real utopias | Scoop.it
Cash-starved Athens has threatened to deliberately miss its loan repayment to the IMF. But what would be the fall-out of a disorderly default?
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44.8% of Greek Pensioners Live Below Poverty Line

44.8% of Greek Pensioners Live Below Poverty Line | real utopias | Scoop.it
It was revealed that 44.8% of Greek pensioners live below the poverty line with pensions that do not exceed 665 euros.
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European Parliament President: New Deal for Greece’s Financing Within a Week

European Parliament President: New Deal for Greece’s Financing Within a Week | real utopias | Scoop.it
European Parliament President Martin Schulz said on Tuesday that he expects Greece to reach a new financing agreement with its creditors within a week.
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Greek minister to visit China amid financial crisis

Greek minister to visit China amid financial crisis | real utopias | Scoop.it
Greek Deputy Prime Minister Ioannis Dragasakis will visit China this week, Beijing's foreign ministry announced Monday, as concerns over the cash-strapped country's financial...
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Deadlock over Greek debt crisis could play into Russia's hands - The Guardian

Deadlock over Greek debt crisis could play into Russia's hands - The Guardian | real utopias | Scoop.it
As Alexis Tsipras courts both Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin, diplomats fear the country’s economic woes are spiralling into a potential geopolitical threat
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Greek PM Tsipras Supports Revival of WWII Reparations Committee Initiative

Greek PM Tsipras Supports Revival of WWII Reparations Committee Initiative | real utopias | Scoop.it
The Greek government supports the initiative to set up once again and upgrade the inter-party parliamentary committee to demand the WWII reparations as well as the forced loan from Germany, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in a speech to...
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The Greek Revolution and Civil War: 70 years since the Battle of Athens – Part Two - In Defense of Marxism

The Greek Revolution and Civil War: 70 years since the Battle of Athens – Part Two - In Defense of Marxism | real utopias | Scoop.it
In October 1944, the last German soldiers left Greece and on the 12th ELAS, the Greek People's Liberation Army, moved into Athens. The atmosphere among the masses was electric, especially in the working class neighbourhoods.
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Oligarchy, Corruption and The Greek Crisis. | Literal Magazine

Oligarchy, Corruption and The Greek Crisis. | Literal Magazine | real utopias | Scoop.it
Literal, Latin American Voices, offers its pages with a dual purpose: as a forum where the most important Latin American creative expressions converge and as a vehicle for the expression of new voices.
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Euro Banks vs. Greek Labor » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

Euro Banks vs. Greek Labor » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names | real utopias | Scoop.it
Euro Banks vs. Greek Labor
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Neo-Marxist philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek offers a hot take on Greek bailout negotiations

Neo-Marxist philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek offers a hot take on Greek bailout negotiations | real utopias | Scoop.it
Greece admits its debt without guilt, which is a win in Žižek's mind.
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Slavoj Zizek – Greece is the European experiment | Infowar Productions

Slavoj Zizek – Greece is the European experiment |  Infowar Productions | real utopias | Scoop.it
Slavoj Zizek – Greece is the European experiment
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Troika, Grexit or Plan B?

Troika, Grexit or Plan B? | real utopias | Scoop.it

The Greek government and its people must seize control of the commanding heights of the economy.  That means public ownership and democratic control of the banks and the major strategic companies; the launch of a public investment programme for jobs and growth and an appeal to solidarity within Europe for the Greek alternative against the neo-liberal governments in the Eurogroup.  That would probably lead to Greece being ousted from the EU, given the current balance of political forces.  But at least the Greek people and the rest of Europe would see why the Euro leaders are doing it and also have a clear alternative plan B to implement (https://thenextrecession.wordpress.com/2011/09/11/an-alternative-programme-for-europe/).

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Krugman: Greece (and Europe) Deserve Democratic Ideals of Syriza

Krugman: Greece (and Europe) Deserve Democratic Ideals of Syriza | real utopias | Scoop.it

As leaders of the Syriza-led government of Greece participate in high-stakes meetings with their European creditors in Brussels on Monday, New York Timescolumnist and Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman is among those urging the so-called Troika negotiators—representing the IMF, the European Central Bank, and the European Commission—to do what is right by giving Athens the chance to unburden itself from the harshest austerity measures and reach a compromise deal on future lending.

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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation