With the election of a Goldman Sachs centrist as leader, Syriza has ceased to have any affinity to leftist politics in any shape or form. C.J. Polychroniou is a political economist/political scientist who has taught […]
A centrist banker who has lived in the US for most of his life and has no political experience has taken over Syriza. You couldn’t make it up. Read the article HERE.
Greece’s recent elections saw two new far-right parties enter parliament for the first time. Grinding austerity is not fueling continued popular resistance but the rise of conspiracy theorist cranks who promote war among the poor. […]
A deadly case study in how crises – in this case climate and refugees – interweave. Read the article HERE.
A growing number of Greeks are taking to the streets to demand the restoration of free public access to the country’s beaches as enshrined in the law. Published in ‘Balkan Insight’. Read the article HERE.
The militarisation of the EU’s external borders replicates many of the deadly practices of the United States on its Mexican border Interview by Todd Miller, author of ‘Build Bridges Not Walls’ and editor of The […]
Greece’s elections on Sunday brought a conservative majority — and seats in parliament for three far-right parties. With the collapse of the left-wing alternative to austerity, neofascist and ultra-Orthodox groups are pulling Greece to the […]
The former colonial powers are feeding the very causes of regional, social and economic instability that create these refugee flows. David Hearst is co-founder and editor-in-chief of Middle East Eye. Cross-posted from Middle East Eye […]
European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen wants that “order is maintained” on Europe’s external border. Gemma Bird is a Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, University of Liverpool. Cross-posted from The Conversation UK […]
Another tragedy on the shores of fortress Europe. Read the article HERE.