Wednesday , March 29 2017
Home / 2011 / June / 02

Daily Archives: June 2, 2011

Barroso: Living Groovy on EU-Taxpayers money

They came to teach Greeks financial discipline and expenditure cuts. A Spartan way of life. However the ladies and gentlemen from the European Union Commission under the chairmanship of Portuguese J. M. Barroso live a live in luxury with expensive cocktail parties, private jets, luxurious away-days with spa and foam baths, …

Read More »

Athens Protests – Live Stream from Syntagma Sq, Jun 5

Live Stream from directly from Athens Protests – With Courtesy of news247. The Live Streaming transmits live coverage from Syntagma Square only when there is a protest – usually daily after 6 p.m. If you have problems watching the footage or it doesn’t upload immediately, please, Refresh, and wait a …

Read More »

Loukanikos: Famous Athens Riot Dog gets “Indignant” (pcts)

You have to imagine the scene then its was such a turmoil that I could hardly shoot a good and clear picture (I have details like a bag, a shoe and a leg, a bus, all blur and hectic). It’s Tuesday, May 31, and crowds of people are gathering outside the …

Read More »

Athens: Urban Train HSAP on Strike, Jun 3

Workers at Athens Urban Train (HSAP) will launch a 24h strike on Friday, June 3, 2011. Not that HSAP functions properly in days without a strike with the non-stop ‘renovation works’… However it’s good to know that the whole line will be on hold, so better choose an alternative public …

Read More »

“Revolting” PASOK-MPs demand democratic procedures in Austerity Package voting

“To Give or Not to Give?” This question seems to torture 16 lawmakers from governing party PASOK currently contemplating on whether to give a letter they wrote to Prime Minister George Papandreou about the midterm austerity package that will have to be passed by the parliament in the middle of …

Read More »

Greece: Winds of Change?

The wave of Indignants appears to be spreading increasingly and the virus of  “Speak Up”-disease infects more and more people and social classes. The voices of those seeking changes in the deadlocked political system are getting louder. No, no, there not demands about ‘anarchistic revolts, “overturning the order” and other scary political concepts, …

Read More »

Dramatic Appeal by Greek Intellectuals to Political Forces

A dramatic appeal to all political forces has been submitted in an open letter by 32 intellectual Greeks from arts and science. Famous writers, musicians, economists, academics start their appeal with the stunning sentence “We want to express in the clearest way our anxiety about the dramatic situation of the country”. They urgently …

Read More »

Hackers ‘Anonymous’ to attack IMF website over Greece

Hackers group “Anonymous” declared Wednesday an online attack against the International Monetary Fund over the strict conditions imposed by its bailout for Greece. A tweet from “Anonymous Operations,” using the tag ‘Operation Greece,” called followers to amass on line at the IMF’s website in an apparent attempt to overwhelm it …

Read More »