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Austerity is the crisis not the solution

February 1, 2015
Austerity is the crisis not the solution

Austerity is the crisis not the solution

Austerity has proven to be an economic and social catastrophe. A catastrophe for democracy. Austerity is the crisis itself – it is not a solution to the crisis. — Alexis Tsipras

Austerity is a myth, it is an excuse for Shock Doctrine, slash and burn of public services, cuts to welfare, privatisation, sell off on the cheap of State assets.

With the victory of Syriza in Greece last weekend, the fightback has begun.

When did you last hear an incoming Prime Minister and Finance Minister going out of their way in their first speeches to say they would rehire a group of fired workers?

Greek cleaners reinstated

Greek cleaners reinstated

When did you last hear of politicians keeping their election promises?


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