Ein Kommentar zu den griechischen Wahlen von 2015: SYRIZA siegt und bildet mit der faschistischen und populistischen Partei ‘Unabhängige Griechen’ eine Regierungskoalition
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Ein Kommentar zu den griechischen Wahlen von 2015: SYRIZA siegt und bildet mit der faschistischen und populistischen Partei ‘Unabhängige Griechen’ eine Regierungskoalition

Wie erwartet, hat SYRIZA am letzten Sonntag die Wahlen gewonnen – mit über 36 Prozent der Stimmen, jedoch nicht mit einer absoluten Mehrheit im Parlament. Wenige Stunden nach Bekanntgabe des endgültigen Ergebnisses teilte Alexis Tsipras mit, daß seine Partei mit den ‘Unabhängigen Griechen’ ein Abkommen geschlossen habe – mit einer extrem populistischen, semi-faschistischen Partei, deren … Continue reading

Is Germany responsible for the rise of the Nazi party in Greece ?
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Is Germany responsible for the rise of the Nazi party in Greece ?

This article/analysis is re-posted from Abravanel blog During the joint press conference between the greek and german Finance ministers, greek minister Varoufakis said that on his return to Athens he would have to face a Nazi party being the 3rd most popular in Greece. As BBC pointed out «[…]The subtext (of mentioning the N word): pursue … Continue reading

New Greek finance minister accused of anti-Semitism
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New Greek finance minister accused of anti-Semitism

The new finance minister of Greece has been accused of harboring anti-Semitic views and expressing empathy for Palestinian suicide bombers. In 2005, Yanis Varoufakis was suspended from a radio show for what the station called the promotion of anti-Jewish stereotypes. Varoufakis, who at the time was an economics professor at the University of Athens, defended himself a … Continue reading

Independent Greeks: Who are Syriza’s right-wing coalition partners and what do they want?
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Independent Greeks: Who are Syriza’s right-wing coalition partners and what do they want?

Socialist party Syriza might have won a surprising victory in Greece’s elections but it will only be able to govern with the help of the Independent Greeks, an unlikely coalition partner described by some as the country’s equivalent of Ukip. Who are the Independent Greeks? The party was founded in early 2012 by leader Panos … Continue reading

Commentary on Greek election 2015: SYRIZA wins and forms a government coalition with the fascist, populist party “Independent Greeks”
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Commentary on Greek election 2015: SYRIZA wins and forms a government coalition with the fascist, populist party “Independent Greeks”

As expected, SYRIZA won the election last Sunday with over 36 percent of the vote, but not with a total majority in the parliament. A few hours after the final result Alexis Tsipras announced that his party came to an agreement with “Independent Greeks”, an extremely populist, semi-fascist party, often known for its conservative patriotic, … Continue reading

Greek Jewish local organization slams politician for claiming that the Jews do not pay taxes
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Greek Jewish local organization slams politician for claiming that the Jews do not pay taxes

The leader of the right-wing anti-austerity party «Independent Greeks», Panos Kammenos, claimed during an interview on Monday on the Antenna television channel that only the Orthodox Church pays taxes in Greece but not the Buddhists, the Jews and the Muslims (see video in Greek below, 6’-7’). The rumor that the Greek Jews do not pay … Continue reading