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Greece – Syriza and beyond
Greece has had a turbulent year. From euphoric elections voting in the Syriza party to battle austerity, to crushing defeats at the feet of European bankers, the people have suffered through economic crisis and record numbers of immigrant refugees, stretching resources and the abilties of politicains to their limits.
Syriza Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned amid a confidence crisis, the country gained its first female premier – albeit an interim one – and Syriza snapped in half ahead of snap elections when members frustrated with Tsipras s decision to stay within the eurozone broke away.
RELATED: in addition to this piece, teleSUR has written extensively about Greece’s politics over the past year. Read this In Depth in conjunction with the following In Depths and Multimedia specials:
Who’s Who’s in Greece’s Elections
Since calling the new election in August, the mood of the Greek electorate has undergone a tectonic shift, and the outcome of the vote is now an open question. Polls put Syriza in a dead heat with the right-wing New Democracy, and its unclear which way the tables will turn on September 20. READ MORE
Larry the Llama Explains the Greek Crisis
Chris Hedges: Days of Revolt – We Are All Greeks Now
teleSUR’s Opinion Writers
John Pilger, Walden Bello, Alex Andreou, Jerome Roos, Marina Sitrin, Joe Emersberger, Boaventura de Sousa Santos, Preeti Kaur, David Marty, Michael Albert, Jack Rasmus and Leo Panitch are just some of the people writing for teleSUR about Greece. Scroll through the list below to see their articles.
Interviews from Caracas – What’s Ahead?
Media Review – FT Coverage of Greece