On the Crisis in Greece and Capitulation of Tsipras Government
We need to offer our support to the Greek masses and especially the progressive forces that have been organizing resistance among them. Sison’s message is timely, even if it appears as though victory is out of reach.
By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chairperson, International Coordinating Committee
International League of People’s Struggles (ILPS)
July 18, 2015
The International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) joins the people of the world in condemning the monstrous EU creditors and the weak-spined Tsipras government for pushing the Greek people and economy into a deeper chasm of indebtedness and impoverishment. We express our solidarity and militant salute to the patriotic and toiling Greek people for their sustained resistance against the gang rape of Greece by the powers of European imperialism.
Syriza and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras were swept into power on the promise that they would reject the previous bailout deal and secure a more favorable agreement from the Troika (IMF, EC, and Germany-dominated ECB). The Greek people even refreshed their mandate by registering a resounding NO vote (more than 61 per cent) against austerity measures in the July 5 referendum on the…
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