Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Tag: Greece

Greece mandates six-day working week amid controversy and protests

As Greece mandates a six-day working week to boost productivity, workers and unions decry the policy as a rollback of long-standing labor rights, sparking nationwide protests.

Plastic killed most sperm whales found dead in Greek waters since...

"The evidence is starting to mount rapidly that we just cannot throw away plastic as we have been."

The Abdication of the Left

A crucial difference between the right and the left is that the right thrives on deepening divisions in society – “us” versus “them” – while the left, when successful, overcomes these cleavages through reforms that bridge them.

The Mexicanization of the United States

The destruction caused by neoliberalism is global. The patterns of economic, social, cultural and political assault that Mexico has suffered are afflicting countries from Greece to the United States. Only a worldwide anti-capitalist resistance movement will save us.

How Goldman Sachs Profited from the Greek Debt Crisis

The recent crisis in Greece offers yet another illustration of Wall Street’s powers of persuasion and predation as Goldman Sachs has profited from Greece’s debt. This is now an issue of morality, don't you think?

Protests Erupt Outside of Greek Parliament as It Approves Harsh Austerity...

As new austerity measures were approved in exchange for a third European bailout, Greek activists gathered outside the Greek Parliament on Wednesday protesting austerity. The grassroots movement erupts.

We Are All Greeks Now

The suffering of the Greeks is just like the suffering of ordinary Americans—the only thing that benefits is the profit margins of financial institutions. When will human life be of concern to corporate capitalists?

The Greek People Have Voted ‘No!’ to Austerity and Economic Blackmail

Greece has suffered seven years of austerity, but something big happened recently—the Greek people voted by a landslide against European austerity. But why did the corporate media barely report on this historic vote?

A Socialist Surge in the U.S.? Bernie Sanders Draws Record Crowds,...

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke of the Greek elections and his anti-austerity platform is really resonating with voters. Thousands of supporters have joined his speeches and have shown support to this possible future president.

Is Greece’s ‘No’ on the Debt Referendum Another Youth Revolution?

The way politics works, and the different categories of politics, has changed drastically over the past few years. Having a left, right, socialist, capitalist, etc. view is beginning not to matter, while Millennials enter into the world of activism and human rights.

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EPA’s $4.3 billion initiative to combat climate pollution across 30 states

The EPA’s announcement of $4.3 billion in funding for 25 projects aims to address climate pollution and advance environmental justice across 30 states, marking a significant step in the fight against climate change.
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Outrage and calls for justice after Sonya Massey’s fatal shooting by police in Illinois

Campaigners and political leaders across the United States respond with outrage and calls for justice after the release of body camera footage showing the deadly police shooting of Sonya Massey, an unarmed 36-year-old Black woman from Springfield, Illinois.

Can humanity repair its relationship with nature? Weaving Earth Education Center offers a promising...

This all-ages education center reminds us that “we are a part of this earth, not apart from it.”

Biden withdraws from 2024 race, endorses Kamala Harris for historic nomination

In a historic move, President Joe Biden announces his withdrawal from the 2024 presidential race, endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris and reshaping the Democratic primary landscape.