IST STATEMENT ON GREECE: NO TO THE AGREEMENT!

1. The victory of Syriza in the Greek general election of 25 January was a victory for the left and the workers’ movement – not only in Greece but throughout Europe. It marked a breakthrough in the struggle against the austerity measures with which the Western ruling classes have reacted to the global economic crisis (once the immediate scare caused by the 2008 financial crash passed). 2. For the following five months the government of Alexis Tsipras struggled to seek a compromise... Read More