Greek referendum: a slap in the face for the Troika – what next?

Written by Alan Woods Monday, 06 July 2015

Oxi demonstration in front of parliamentGreek voters have decisively rejected the terms of an international bailout. Sunday’s referendum was a slap in the face for the bankers and capitalists of the Eurozone. The final result in the referendum, published by the interior ministry, was 61.3% “No”, against 38.7% who voted “Yes”. Most predicted Yes to have a base in the rural areas but in the end that was shown to be false.

 

Greece: The right wing must ‘resign’! No ‘national’ unity with those who terrorise the people!

Written by Communist Tendency of Syriza Monday, 06 July 2015

communist-tendency-syriza-thThe class and revolutionary content of last night’s referendum outcome was crystal clear. Last night’s magnificent ‘NO’ vote was not a call for national unity with the pro-memoranda capitalist leaders, the “resignation” of [Yanis] Varoufakis, or tolerance for the right wing.

 

Eyewitness report from Greece: Revolutionary mood

Written by Jack Rising Monday, 06 July 2015

CJBJicTWUAAqPSXWe received the following letter from a comrade who recently travelled to Greece.

 

Greece - Great workers victory for the NO: A mandate for revolutionary resistance - not for new Memorandum agreements

Written by Communist Tendency of Syriza Sunday, 05 July 2015

oxiThe working class based victory for the "No", with more than 60% is a revolutionary event. The people have given a mandate for revolutionary resistance and against Memorandum agreements. It's time for the nationalization of banks, repudiation of the debt and the overthrow of Memoranda and barbaric capitalism which spawned them.

 

Eyewitness from Greece: "The rich people and the bankers want us to pay for the problems but we didn't cause them and we won't pay anymore"

Written by Ron Graves Saturday, 04 July 2015

oxiWe have received the following report about the mood amongst the Greek masses from a British comrade who has been in Greece over the past few days.

 

Massively successful “OXI” demonstration in Athens

Written by Jack Rising Saturday, 04 July 2015

Oxi demonstration in front of parliamentLast night, Friday 3 July, there was a massive pro “OXI” (no) demonstration in Athens ahead of the referendum on the austerity policies of the institutions, or Troika. The demonstration gathered in Syntagma Square, outside of the Hellenic Parliament.

 

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Gran victoria obrera por el “No” – Hoy se da un mandato por la resistencia revolucionaria y contra los acuerdos de austeridad

Written by Communist Tendency of Syriza Sunday, 05 July 2015

DECLARACIÓN DE LA TENDENCIA COMUNISTA DE SYRIZA

 

Referéndum en Grecia: Decir no a la austeridad, romper con el capitalismo

Written by International Marxist Tendency Saturday, 04 July 2015

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La crisis griega se está acercando a un desenlace. Esto marca un punto de inflexión para la clase obrera de Grecia y del conjunto de Europa. En enero pasado Grecia votó por un gobierno que prometió acabar con las políticas de austeridad que han arruinado el país. La elección de Syriza dio esperanza a mucha gente en toda Europa. Pero precisamente, por esta razón, los dirigentes políticos de Bruselas y Berlín decidieron aplastar al nuevo gobierno, humillarlo, sabotearlo y finalmente tratar de derribarlo.

 

Grecia: la troika exige la cabeza de Tsipras en una bandeja

Written by Jorge Martin Saturday, 04 July 2015

Conforme se acerca el referéndum, la polarización política de Grecia está alcanzando niveles sin precedentes. Los acontecimientos de las últimas 48 horas han sacado a relucir la farsa que es la democracia burguesa, con las negativas de la troika a aceptar la voluntad del gobierno griego de hacer concesiones y exige la caída de Tsipras. La conclusión de todo esto es inequívoca: no hay salida a la austeridad dentro de los márgenes del capitalismo, e incluso menos dentro de la camisa de fuerza que es la zona euro capitalista dominada por Alemania.