In Greece, Syriza Jeopardizes Freedom of the Press

September 02, 2016

The Greek government has been taking steps that curb the country's freedom of the press. While outside media coverage of Greece this summer has focused on the migrants stranded at the gates of Europe, the far-left Syriza party continues to juggle the state’s astronomical debt and...

Time Running Out for Tsipras and Greece

February 17, 2016

Alexis Tsipras must fully commit to Greece’s bailout agreement in both letter and spirit. The popularity of Greece’s radical left-wing Syriza party is on the decline. In January, polls showed that support for Syriza—which struck a power-sharing agreement with the right-wing Independent...

Greek Crisis is Not Only a Tragedy: It is a Lie

July 13, 2015

The leaders of Syriza are revolutionaries, but their revolution is the perverse kind, says John Pilger. An historic betrayal has consumed Greece. Having set aside the mandate of the Greek electorate, the Syriza government has willfully ignored the country’s landslide “no” vote and secretly...