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Global Union Federation calls for international union soidarity for SYRIZA and the Greek majority

Global Union Federation calls for international union soidarity for SYRIZA and the Greek majority

“The Greek elections offer a potential breakthrough, but to carry out their program a government of the Left will need massive understanding and support abroad. Unions should be in the forefront of building that support.”(Excerpt from IUF statement.) The IUF is maybe the first Global Union Federation (GUF) to both argue the case and call…

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Greece’s humanitarian crisis

Greece’s humanitarian crisis

Working through my emails and found this from a Greek friend: http://m.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/feb/11/greece-humanitarian-crisis-eu It shows some important detail of the NEW humanitarian crisis that is happening in Greece. It is “NEW” because it did not exist 2-3 years ago. It is a direct consequence of the neoliberal capitalist “solutions” to Greece’s economic “problems” dictated by the…

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