Published on Monday, July 13, 2015 by Common Dreams by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer After 31 hours of tense weekend talks—and five years of crippling austerity—Greece and its foreign creditors have struck a deal: an €86 billion bailout that will keep Greece in the Eurozone in exchange for controversial economic reforms that include tax hikes, pension overhauls, and severe budget […]
Published on Monday, December 29, 2014 by Common Dreams by Jon Queally, staff writer “The future has already begun.” That’s what Alexis Tsipras, head of the leftwing Syriza Party in Greece, reportedly said on Monday after parliament failed in its third attempt to elect a new president and the scheduling of a popular general election was announced for next […]
Published on Thursday, July 10, 2014 by Inter Press Service Apostolis Fotiadis, IPS News PPC power station in Ptolemaida in northern Greece. (Credit: Nikos Pilos)ATHENS – Plans by the Greek government to sell companies that handle the key resources of energy and water face serious obstacles and its policy to offer investors exceptional privileges in […]
The second book in the Hilary Tamar series just raises more questions.