Tsipras goes for referendum on 5 July | Paul Mason | Paul Mason

Tsipras goes for referendum on 5 July | Paul Mason | Paul Mason. It may come down to:  who has the biggest social power on the streets – the Greek left, including the KKE, Syriza, the unions etc. – or the right. Which is what Greek history has always tried not to ask since 1974. … More Tsipras goes for referendum on 5 July | Paul Mason | Paul Mason

Greece has nothing to lose by saying no to creditors – FT.com

Greece has nothing to lose by saying no to creditors – FT.com. By Wolfgang Münchau So here we are. Alexis Tsipras has been told to take it or leave it. What should he do?   The Greek prime minister does not face elections until January 2019. Any course of action he decides on now would … More Greece has nothing to lose by saying no to creditors – FT.com

The Looming Austerity Package | Jacobin

The Looming Austerity Package | Jacobin. by Costas Lapavitsas Developments in the debt negotiations between Greece and the European institutions have come thick and fast in the last days: the submission of proposals by the Greek side, leaks of lenders’ supposed counter-proposals, their rejection by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, pre-agenda debate in the Parliament — … More The Looming Austerity Package | Jacobin

Growth, what growth? Thatcherism fails to produce the goods | Business | The Guardian

Growth, what growth? Thatcherism fails to produce the goods | Business | The Guardian. Katie Allen Margaret Thatcher’s policies of privatisation, light-touch regulation and low income tax failed to boost growth, according to a new study that casts doubt on the merits of free market economies. In a wide-ranging analysis of Britain’s performance in the … More Growth, what growth? Thatcherism fails to produce the goods | Business | The Guardian

Greece – A Sad Story of the European Establishment – EU Politics Today – EIN News

Greece – A Sad Story of the European Establishment – EU Politics Today – EIN News. by Robert Savio ROME, Jun 9 2015 (IPS) – Only 50 years of Cold War (and the fact that German Chancellor Angela Merkel grew up in East Germany) can possibly explain the strange political power of the United States … More Greece – A Sad Story of the European Establishment – EU Politics Today – EIN News