[Marxism] Callinicos: Syriza’s compromise won’t beat austerity

MM marxmail00 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 16:24:58 MDT 2015


On 29 Apr 2015, at 11:43 PM, Louis Proyect via Marxism <marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:

> On 4/29/15 5:18 PM, Dayne Goodwin via Marxism wrote:
>> The tactics pursued by the Syriza government are perfectly rational.
>> The deal Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis signed up to in
>> February committed it to continuing with the agreements made by
>> previous governments.
>> 
>> They included implementing neoliberal “reforms” and meeting debt
>> repayments in the hope of keeping money flowing in, particularly from
>> the European Central Bank (ECB) into the Greek banking system.
> 
> If this is the case, why does the bourgeois press continue to view Syriza as an obstacle to its plans?

Erm… maybe to keep the pressure on the Greek - and by extension the global - working class? 

Or maybe you think the "bourgeois press" maintains a principled commitment to fairness and truthfulness?




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