Thursday, July 7, 2011

Greece: PASOK, the Pan Hellenic Socialist Kleptocrats

An elderly man watches the smoke of tear gas during clashes at Athens’ main Syntagma square to protest against the austerity bill approved by Greek lawmakers on 29 June 2011, despite a second day of street rioting that left dozens of protesters and police injured. © Thanassis Stavrakis / AP

by James Petras

This author retraces Greece’s parliamentary path, under the corrupt leadership of its so-called Socialist Government, from independence to its current unconditional subservience to the de facto tutelage of the IMF and European central bankers. To Petras, the Greek experience is yet another reminder of the vanishing differences between conservatives and social democrats worldwide. Insightful article posted here

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