The Panitch-Gindin Attack on the Greek Left

by Bob Lyons The international response to Leo Panitch’s first foray into justifying the Tsipras faction’s betrayal of the Greek people’s NO to austerity and NO to the diktats of European imperialism, was one of almost universal approbation.  And, with…

Capitalist Austerity or Socialist Revolution – Greece and Beyond!

Presentation to the Socialist Action workshop at the Toronto People's Social Forum held on July 11, 2015 at Ryerson University by Barry Weisleder, Federal Secretary, SA/LAS Let's begin by saluting the workers and farmers, women and youths of Greece. They…

Greek Socialist Speaks About Anti-Austerity Fight

Greek Socialist Speaks About Anti-Austerity Fight

Toronto Socialist Action presents a public forum

Greek Socialist Speaks about anti-austerity fight

Special guest: Michael Skourtis

Based in Athens, Michael is a leader of OKDE-Spartakos (Organization of Communist Internationalists in Greece), Greek section of the Fourth International, and of ANTARSYA, the revolutionary electoral coalition. He is editor of the OKDE magazine Spartakos, an organizer of the annual Athens anti-racism festival, and is involved in the 'social kitchens' of the Athens anti-poverty movement. For weeks in 2011 he participated in the Occupation of Syntagma (parliament) Square. Michael will discuss the post-June 17 election situation, workers' resistance to the capitalist austerity drive, and opposition to the fascist Golden Dawn party.

An open Q & A, and discussion period will follow the presentation.

Wednesday, August 22 7 p.m.
OISE, 252 Bloor St. West, Room 2-211
(at the St. George Subway Station)

Everyone is welcome. $4 donation requested, or PWYC.
Forum endorsed by: Toronto Forum on Cuba, Youth for Socialist Action, NDP Socialist Caucus, International Council of Latin American and Caribbean Women of Canada – Latin@s, and Socialist Unity League (LUS) Mexico.

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Greece is the Future of Europe – A Report on the June 17 Election and the Resistance to Severe Capitalist Austerity

by Barry Weisleder Greece has perhaps the most politicized population in Europe. 11 million people. Half of them live in Athens/Piraeus. Greece is 80% mountains, 20% agricultural. It won its independence in 1830 after 400 years of occupation by the…