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The Modern History of the Greek Debt Crisis

by JBB last modified Feb 26, 2015 06:45 PM
John Weeks, the author of Economics of the 1%, explains the history behind the Greek debt burden

The link address is: http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=13220

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The Death of Social Democracy

by JBB last modified Feb 26, 2015 06:41 PM
by Peter Lavenia | CounterPunch | The harsh truth we are faced with is that Syriza represents the last gasp of honest, reformist, left-Social Democracy. After the deal made with the Troika on Friday, it, as Rosa Luxemburg declared its predecessor – revolutionary Social Democracy – is now nothing but a stinking corpse. The constraints of the capitalism world-system, the EU, and the European ruling class have conspired to make all attempts at real left-Social Democratic policies impossible.

The link address is: http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/02/26/the-death-of-social-democracy/

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The Reality of Retreat

by JBB last modified Feb 26, 2015 06:34 PM
by Stathis Kouvelakis | Jacobin | Syriza’s deal with Greece’s creditors hasn’t bought more time or avoided austerity. It’s demobilized Greek workers.

The link address is: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/02/syriza-euro-austerity-troika/

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The Alternative in Greece

by JBB last modified Feb 25, 2015 01:56 PM
The negotiation strategy of Syriza’s leadership failed. But it’s not too late to avert total defeat. | by Stathis Kouvelakis | Jacobin

The link address is: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/02/syriza-greece-eurogroup-kouvelakis/

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Bill O'Reilly May Have Covered-Up a Massacre

by JBB last modified Feb 25, 2015 01:45 PM
Greg Grandin, columnist for The Nation, reports that Bill O'Reilly may have deliberately ignored the 1982 massacre of hundreds in El Mozote, El Salvador while reporting as a foreign correspondent for CBS Nightly News

The link address is: http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=13291

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The Real American Exceptionalism

by JBB last modified Feb 25, 2015 01:43 PM
From Torture to Drone Assassination, How Washington Gave Itself a Global Get-Out-of-Jail-Free Card | By Alfred W. McCoy | TomDispatch

The link address is: http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175960/tomgram%3A_alfred_w._mccoy%2C_the_unwritten_american_rules_of_the_road_/#more

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One in three Germans say capitalism to blame for poverty, hunger | Reuters

by Faiz Ahmed last modified Feb 25, 2015 10:47 AM
"The radical Left party in Germany remains strong in the formerly communist East, a quarter century after the Berlin Wall fell, paving the way for German unification in 1990."

The link address is: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/02/24/uk-germany-capitalism-idUKKBN0LS1AG20150224

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Ongoing provincial neglect to blame for labour woes at Ontario’s largest universities

by Graham H. Cox last modified Feb 24, 2015 08:12 PM
Support the workers and students at York and UofT in their struggle for decent work and learning conditions.

The link address is: http://3903.cupe.ca/2015/02/24/ongoing-provincial-neglect-to-blame-for-labour-woes-at-ontarios-largest-universities/

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Podemos: Politics by the people | Andrew Dolan

by Graham H. Cox last modified Feb 24, 2015 08:05 PM
Podemos is trying to follow in Syriza's footsteps and giving people new hope that the leftwing can provide solutions.

The link address is: http://www.redpepper.org.uk/podemos-politics-by-the-people/

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A Different Kind of State

by JBB last modified Feb 23, 2015 07:09 PM
Leo Panitch on Syriza, party building, and how socialists should approach state power.

The link address is: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/02/syriza-interview-leo-panitch-solidarity/

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