Margareth Thatcher (13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) Dies Of “Strike”. Classic!

Reagan, Pinochet, Privatization, Union busting, Austerity, Poverty, 1% Rich, 99% Poor, Neo-liberalism, Poll tax and 21 Incredibly angry songs about Thatcher and those are all the words I want to waste on the woman who said: “there is no such thing as society” condemning millions to poverty and hopelessness. I think it is fitting that […]

On Greece, Austerity Or Why Privsatisation Really Is A Very Bad Idea

Here is a one and a half hour Greek documentary about the privatization and the “soft” coup in Greece by the same people who supported the Military Junta which brought misery to millions of Greeks in times not so long past. It is subtitled in English if you push the subtitle button!

Greek Unemployment Soars To New Record, 56.6% Of 15-24 Year Olds Without Job

Judging by ongoing momentum moves in various European stock and bond market indicators, one could be left with the impression that something in the continent is actually improving. And while hope of improvement is certainly be high, the reality is vastly different as confirmed by the just released Greek unemployment data, which saw the broad […]

Ominous Words: The Best Is yet To Come!

Obama promises us that the best is yet to come. I find these word rather ominous. What have we had so far? Surges in Afghanistan, More Bombs on Libya than in the Germans dumped on England and thousands of dead Syrians merely because they either supported the regime of where part of a minority religion. […]

Greece Responds To Troika Deal With Immediate Two Day Strike, Threatens With “Social Uprising”

And they are pissed off! Protesters march towards the Greek parliament during a 24-hours general strike in Athens on February 7, 2012. Thu Feb 9, 2012 11:22AM GMT LAST UPDATE Greece’s two largest unions have announced a 48-hour strike over the new austerity measures endorsed by the government in return for bailout loans. The unions, […]

Of hungry children and lack of Aspirin or how the banks are killing the Greek

‘Over the last year we’ve had hundreds of parents who want to leave their children with us. They know us and trust us.’ – Fr Antonios Papanikolaou While their government buys weapons and military equipment with the bail out money Greeks have to make heart rendering decisions about what to do with children they can’t […]