French Unions & Students Mobilize Against Reforms: Another May ’68?

50 years after France’s legendary May 1968, which almost toppled the government, unions and students are again mobilizing against the government. However, while the establishment celebrates May ’68, its criticizes today’s protest movement, says Le Monde Diplomatique’s Renaud Lambert — Read on therealnews.com/t2/story:21695:French-Unions-&-Students-Mobilize-Against-Reforms:-Another-May-’68 Advertisements

From Competitive Corporatism to Embedded Austerity: Neoliberalism and Structural Reform in Greece during the Eurozone Crisis

Here is a link to my latest article on the structural transformation of labour relations in Greece. Source: From Competitive Corporatism to Embedded Austerity: Neoliberalism and Structural Reform in Greece during the Eurozone Crisis

Precarious Employment and Working Poverty in ‘Post-Crisis’ Greece

In a September post on the Social Europe website, Syriza MEP Dimitris Papadimoulis claimed that Greece is now ‘exiting the crisis.’ To support his claim, he cites data suggesting that investment is ‘back on track’, exports have risen 18% – the highest rate since 2001 – and that unemployment has fallen to 21%, down from … More Precarious Employment and Working Poverty in ‘Post-Crisis’ Greece