Pressenza: People over the markets
Feb24

Pressenza: People over the markets

By Marianella Kloka* We have almost had a month of coalition government since the elections of the 25th of January. There is no doubt that throughout this period we have heard things that the majority of Greeks wanted to hear, not only in the Greek Parliament but also during the visits of Tsipras and Varoufakis to some big European cities and during the meetings of the Eurogroup. The huge increase of popularity of those two men,...

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Pressenza: Greece: this is our chance
Feb13

Pressenza: Greece: this is our chance

By Nikos Stergiou, World without Wars and Violence, Greece Last night was a different one in Athens. People were not used to this kind of attitude from the police, the media, the European people and the Greek Government itself. After more than 4 years since people gathered at the central square in Athens, in front of the Greek Parliament and were beaten brutally by the police, now they are her again at the same place without police or...

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Pressenza: Demonstrations against the ECB in Athens and Thessaloniki
Feb09

Pressenza: Demonstrations against the ECB in Athens and Thessaloniki

Marianella Kloka, activist with World without Wars and Violence describes the spontaneous demonstrations today in Athens and Thessaloniki against the strong response of the ECB to the proposals of the Greek Government. The atmosphere is like the public demonstrations of three years ago. All of this was put together in 4 hours. Many people in Syntagma Square are outraged by the cruelty with which the ECB has responded to the visits and...

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