12 Sep 2012

If You Really Want Action Now, Stand with Teachers on the Picket Line by Chicago Teacher, Leslie Russell

By Leslie Russell An open letter from a Chicago Public School Teacher: I literally almost had a stroke on Sunday night when Rahm Emmanuel got on television and said that as a result of the longer school day, Chicago Public School students were getting an hour of reading and an hour of writing

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12 Sep 2012

Germany Wants Greece in the Eurozone: Why Kill the Goose that Laid the Golden Egg?

StopCartel TV broadcasts live from Athens, Greece weeknights @ 6 pm Athens time. The following post is a loose transcript of the 11 September 2012 broadcast. By greydogg and snake arbusto, 99GetSmart – Why Germany wants Greece in the Eurozone Faced with the dilemma of kicking Greece out or keeping Greece in the

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11 Sep 2012

Greece: Neo-Fascist Rampage Protected By Police; Strikes Gather Momentum

StopCartel TV broadcasts live from Athens, Greece weeknights @ 6 pm Athens time. The following post is a loose transcript of the 10 September 2012 broadcast. By greydogg and snake arbusto, 99GetSmart – Elected MPs from Greece’s radical parties, SYRIZA and Golden Dawn, participated and cooperated in an organized demonstration by the Greek police to

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10 Sep 2012

Greece: The Troika Demands the Dismantling of Greece’s Labor Law

StopCartel TV broadcasts live from Athens, Greece weeknights @ 6 pm Athens time. The following post is a loose transcript of the 5 September 2012 broadcast. By greydogg and snake arbusto, 99GetSmart – A ‘leaked’ e-mail sent to the Greek Ministers of Finance and Labor from the Troika’s representatives calls for several changes in labor regulations, including

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07 Sep 2012

Friday READ – 7 September 2012

Posted by greydogg, 99GetSmart * ATTIC AMNESIA: THE CONVENIENTLY FORGOTTEN CONTEXT OF THE GREEK CATASTROPHE By Chris Floyd, Empire Burlesque The catastrophic situation in Greece has disappeared from the headlines in recent weeks, replaced largely by lurid reports from Syria, where religious extremists aligned with al Qaeda are wreaking carnage with

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05 Sep 2012

Greece: Out-And-Out War Against Wage Earners

StopCartel TV broadcasts live from Athens, Greece weeknights @ 6 pm Athens time. The following post is a loose transcript of the 4 September 2012 broadcast. By greydogg and snake arbusto, 99GetSmart – According to a recent report of a ‘leaked’ communication between Finance Minister Yiannis Stournaras and the Minister of Labor Yiannis

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04 Sep 2012

Greece: Jobless Rate Could Reach 29% Next Year 

StopCartel TV broadcasts live from Athens, Greece weeknights @ 6 pm Athens time. The following post is a loose transcript of the 3 September 2012 broadcast. By greydogg and snake arbusto, 99GetSmart – Greece’s largest labor union has warned that the country’s unemployment rate – now at 23.1 percent – will reach 29% in 2013

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03 Sep 2012

Greece: Decades of Social Progress Reversed

StopCartel TV broadcasts live from Athens, Greece weeknights @ 6 pm Athens time. The following post is a loose transcript of the 31 August 2012 broadcast. By greydogg and snake arbusto, 99GetSmart – The government-of-the-regime has released more details about the latest austerity package. The new measures will reduce tax exemptions totaling

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31 Aug 2012

Greece: City Workers Clash With Police; Calls for a General Strike

StopCartel TV broadcasts live from Athens, Greece weeknights @ 6 pm Athens time. The following post is a loose transcript of the 30 August 2012 broadcast. By greydogg and snake arbusto, 99GetSmart – Clashes erupted in central Athens around lunchtime on Wednesday after rioting police tried to prevent a march that was organized by the

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30 Aug 2012

GREECE: Will the Worsening Humanitarian Catastrophe Lead to Social Rebellion?

StopCartel TV broadcasts live from Athens, Greece weeknights @ 6 pm Athens time. The following post is a loose transcript of the 28 August 2012 broadcast. By greydogg and snake arbusto, 99GetSmart – Samaras says Greece won first round in bid to remain in euro: After Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras briefed

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