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Jun

Greece On Strike or The Necessity to Defend Your Rights

Posted by in Society

I wasn’t very much surprised to receive comments and e-mails from KTG-readers complaining about the strike. And more than anything else about the work stoppage by the air traffic controllers. Even in KTG-FB page the comments were disapproving and showed hardly some understanding. KTG-Readers claimed that as it is high season [...]

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27
Jun

(Upd) General Strike to paralyze Greece on June 28-29, 2011

Posted by in Society

No public transport, no public services, no municipality services incl. garbage collection, no hospitals, no doctors, no dentists, no banks, no pharmacies,  no ferries from/to Piraeus, disruptions in air flights ,… An unprecedented general strike, lasting 48 hours will paralyze Greece on June 28-28, 2011, the days the Mid-Term Austerity Programme will [...]

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27
Jun

Greece: Air Traffic Work Stoppages, June 28-29, 2011

Posted by in Tourism

Greece’s Air traffic controllers will stage work stoppages on June 28th and 29th, 2011 joining the country wide anti-austerity protests and the general strike. Air Traffic Controllers’ work stoppages will take place on both days from  08:00 am until  12:00 pm and 06:00 pm to 10:00  pm (local time) on both [...]

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27
Jun

Greek Communists Protest Austerity in Acropolis

Posted by in Society

Tourists in Acropolis got an insight view of what it is to live in a austerity hit country and have a resistance spirit. A group of members of the Greek Communist Party (KKE) labour union PAME erected two banners on the Acropolis rock to protest the austerity – past, present and future. [...]

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27
Jun

“Greek Week” and Mid-Term Austerity Programme

Posted by in Economy, Politics

Difficult day of a crucial week ahead. Among the citizens, nerves are blank,  mood is miserable, agony is high. From what I hear and read, the Mid-Term Austerity Programme has 99,9% chances to  pass through the Greek Parliament even with the ‘thin’ majority of 151 votes. “Thin” in terms that such an [...]

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27
Jun

Greek Deputy PM: Tanks to Protect Banks should Greece return to Drachma

Posted by in Economy, Politics

A horror scenario with tanks and army protecting the banks, rioting people, empty shops and suicides has been drawn by Greek Deputy Prime Minister Theodoroas Pangalos, should Greece return to Drachma. Speaking to Spanish newspaper El Mundo, Pangalos said: “Returning to the drachma would mean that on the following day banks [...]

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25
Jun
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Need a Break….

Posted by in Very Mix

A horror week nears its end, another horror week awaits us just around the corner. Greeks have started adding cents and euros to see the new burdens on their household budgets. This additional austerity will sucks the last drop of blood out of our venes. “Save the Country, kill its [...]

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24
Jun

“Grieving Dog” JACK: Leading Role in Film about Greek Pets & the Crisis (video)

Posted by in animals

Remember Jack? The elderly dog from Elefsina, who was grieving the brutal murder of his owners by criminal culprits? Exactly this Jack plays the leading role in a wonderful  short film about the effects of the economic crisis on Greek pets!  fter having recovered from the murder trauma in the arms of an experienced [...]

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24
Jun

The anti-Greece campaign of international media

Posted by in Politics

I got some comments criticizing me for writing the article When Foreign Media get really bold on Greece. The majority of them showed no sign of understanding to the point of view I expressed. I even got some nasty e-mails telling me that as I am an “alms receiver” I have by [...]

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24
Jun

Greece Mid-Term Austerity: Will They Vote For It?

Posted by in Politics

The Parliament group of governing party PASOK is boiling after the announcement of the new austerity measures. The voting on the Mid-Term Austerity Programme has been set for June 29th and 30th (Implementation Law). Already two PASOK deputies declared this morning on Greek television channels, that they will not give their [...]

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