Economic crisis, Greek workers resist


The same week that European officials announced the results of rigged bank stress tests, European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet demanded that governments across the continent press ahead with austerity programs that will slash jobs, wages and social programs: here.

This video is called Greek Truckers Ignore Government Order to Resume Work.

Greek truck drivers decided on Friday to continue their five-day national strike, following a series of punitive measures by the social democratic government of Prime Minister George Papandreou aiming to break their action: here.

About 100 Greek radio and TV technicians and journalists gathered outside the building of the Ministry for Labour in central Athens at midday on Thursday protesting against a new Bill by the Minister for Labour Loverdos which annuls and make unlawful already signed collective agreements which include pay rises for this year: here.

Greece slides into depression as austerity ‘backfires’: here.

Company Profits Not Translating Into Workers: here.

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