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Archive - Jul 12, 2012

We will cut the power if you sell the Greek Public Power Corporation

12 July 2012 / 21:07:07  
The trade union leader of the electricity company threatened to pull the plug in the heat.

SYRIZA wants cooperatives, not privatisation

12 July 2012 / 21:07:44  
The strongest hand of the tripartite government of New Democracy, PASOK and the Democratic Left is the privatisation programme. Not all players on the political scene share this view and the main opponent to the privatisation processes is the opposition radical left party SYRIZA. Its long-time member and an experienced politician Dimitris Papadimoulis agreed to present to the readers of GRReporter SYRIZA’s alternative for avoiding privatisation.

Pensioners’ protest against healthcare policy

12 July 2012 / 17:07:41  
Two elderly men almost fainted due to the heat and had to be given first aid.

Thirty thousand unemployed people from the catering sector

12 July 2012 / 14:07:25  
The increase in VAT for restaurants to 23% was the final nail in the coffin of the sector whose turnover has dropped by 44% in the last two years. As a result, five thousand commercial sites have closed and thirty thousand people are unemployed.