Greek government approves brutal austerity measures in proposal to EU By Alex Lantier

10 July 2015 — WSWS

Greece’s Syriza-led government agreed to a massive new €13 billion (US$14.34 billion) package of austerity measures yesterday evening, less than a week after Sunday’s landslide “no” vote in a referendum on European Union (EU) austerity.

The proposal would be the deepest package of cuts since the EU austerity drive began in Greece in late 2009. It goes well beyond the proposed €8 to 9 billion in cuts initially demanded by the EU in talks with Syriza.

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And Now… S. Artesian

10 July 2015 — The Wolf Report: Nonconfidential analysis for the anti-investor

And now, the struggle in Greece becomes much more difficult, and much more dangerous.  The bankruptcy of the “old parties”– PASOK and New Democracy, and the demoralization of the poor, the workers, the pensioners, those working in community medical clinics in order to try and maintain some social welfare,  by Syriza’s capitulation will lead to an upsurge by the worst of the right, by the fascists. 

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The Five Stages of Leftism By S. Artesian

9 July 2015 — The Wolf Report: Nonconfidential analysis for the anti-investor

                                                               When No Means Yes
1. Denial

I don’t believe it.  This can’t be real.  I just spoke with/saw him/her/they/it and he/she/they/it looked so good. The doctors, and doctorates, were optimistic.  He/she/it/they promised.  Ignore the papers, ignore the press.  Put cotton in your ears.  Don’t say another word, I’m not listening.

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