Communist Party of GreeceCommunist Party of GreeceArticle of Giorgos Marinos, Member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the KKE

Introduction

On Monday the 13th of July, the SYRIZA-ANEL government with the support of all the bourgeois parties agreed at the Eurozone Summit to a very harsh package of anti-people measures, the third memorandum, which will destroy whatever workers’-people’s rights have remained.

On Wednesday the 15th of July, the “first time leftwing” government passed the agreement of the Summit and the first raft of measures to be implemented for the 3rd memorandum with the votes of the bourgeois parties ND-PASOK-POTAMI, including new savage taxation measures and the abolition of pension rights. The KKE voted against...

PAME protest at the Ministry of Labour. Foto: PAMEPAME protest at the Ministry of Labour. Foto: PAMEThe Greek communist trade union movement »All Workers Militant Front« (PAME) hold a massive protest at the Ministry of Labour on Wednesday, August 5, as a response to the Greek Government, the European Union and the big Capital who destroy the lives of the working class. The statements of the Minister of Labour to the delegation of PAME are a provocation to all workers.

The Minister...

All Workers Militant FrontOn 16th of July was held a meeting, in Athens, between the Metal Workers Trade Union of Cyprus (SEMMHK) and the Metalworkers Trade Union of Attica, Greece (which is member of PAME). Goal of the meeting was to exchange information, experiences and the possibilities for common actions, especially in the projects that take place in Cyprus by Greek and Cyprus owned companies, where there is a great...

Yanis Varoufakis. Foto: Jörg Rüger Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0)Yanis Varoufakis. Foto: Jörg Rüger Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0)Statement by the Office of Yanis Varoufakis, former Minister of Finance, Member of Parliament, Hellenic Republic

During the Greek government’s negotiations with the Eurogroup, Minister Varoufakis oversaw a Working Group with a remit to prepare contingency plans against the creditors’ efforts to undermine the Greek government and in view of forces at work within the Eurozone to have...

Kommunisten solidarischBelow, we reproduce a statement in solidarity with the Communist Party of Greece (KKE), signed until now by five communist and worker's parties:

Dear comrades,

We, Communist and Workers Parties are following the developments in Greece, the offensive of the European Union, capital and its political representatives against the workers’-people’s rights.

We, Communist and...

PAME demonstration on wednesday in Athens. Foto: PAMEPAME demonstration on wednesday in Athens. Foto: PAMEYesterday on the 15th of July, SYRIZA which had promised to bring “a law with one article” that would abolish the memoranda and anti-people measures, brought and passed through parliament with fast track procedures “a law with one article” with the first anti-people prerequisite measures for the third memorandum and the agreement with the imperialist organizations...

The forces of PAME in Thessaloniki moved on a symbolic occupation of the Ministry of Macedonia–Thrace. Foto: PAMEThe forces of PAME in Thessaloniki moved on a symbolic occupation of the Ministry of Macedonia–Thrace. Foto: PAME1.The Communist Party of Greece (KKE) calls on the workers, employees, poor popular strata, pensioners, unemployed and youth, to say a real, unyielding, big NO to the agreement-memorandum, which was signed by the SYRIZA-ANEL coalition government with the EU-ECB-IMF and to fight against the savage measures included in it on the streets and in the workplaces. These measures will be added to the...

The European Union has exposed its essential class nature in its attitude to the Greek people. After months of arm-twisting, bullying and blackmail it has imposed even more draconian austerity on the working people of Greece.

The stance taken by the Irish government was only to be expected, as it long ago surrendered all pretence of defending Irish national and political sovereignty and the...

Yanis Varoufakis. Foto: Jörg Rüger / Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0)Yanis Varoufakis. Foto: Jörg Rüger
Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0)
Today, the former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis published on his blog some forst commentaries on the recent developments. As service for our readers, we reproduce here his statement:

In the next hours and days, I shall be sitting in Parliament to assess the legislation that is part of the recent Euro Summit agreement on Greece. I am also looking forward to hearing in person from my...

PAME rally against the SYRIZA memorandum, 10th July, 2015. Foto: PAMEPAME rally against the SYRIZA memorandum, 10th July, 2015. Foto: PAME

The Executive Secretariat of PAME denounces the anti workers Agreement, the 3rd Memorandum which was decided at the Euro Summit. The Socialdemocratic SYRIZA, the far right ANEL and the conservatives of the ND, and the other bourgeois political parties immediately turned the NO and the YES of the referendum to one answer, “Agreement with the EU at any cost”. Agreement =New Memorandum...

PAME demonstration against the Tsipras memorandum. Photo: PAMEPAME demonstration against the Tsipras memorandum. Photo: PAMEThe government of »leftwing« SYRIZA and nationalist ANEL, with the support of the rightwing ND, the social-democratic PASOK (who governed together until January 2015), the centre party POTAMI, is thrusting new unbearable anti-people burdens onto the working class and other popular strata.

On the night of the 10th of July, it placed before the full plenum of the parliament the...

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