Left-wing politics

Op-Ed: Show duels

By Gina Moscholiou

The idea was tabled by -who else? - SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras.

He said that it would be well if instead of PM Kyriakos and himself exchanging public statements, there should be a no-holds-barred debate.

SYRIZA trails ruling New Democracy by 9.2 percentage points in new GPO poll

A new Economic Barometer poll conducted by GPO shows SYRIZA trailing New Democracy by 9.2 percentage points.

The ruling party garnered 31.2 percent compared to 22 percent for the main opposition.
Centre-left KINAL has been steadily rising and has reached 14.4 percent.

Former SYRIZA minister says if party returns to power it should pack judiciary, state with its cadres

Former SYRIZA alternate migration minister Tasia Christodoulopoulou has said that if the party returns to power it should pack the judiciary and public administration with its own cadres, as PASOK had done when it came to power in 1981.

"We must have our own people, in order to be able to influence them on the spot," she told a party gathering," as Parapolitika reported.

Economou: More than 4,000 health workers will be hired in 2022

In recent days, the Parliament has been transformed into an arena, care of SYRIZA MP Pavlos Polakis, with conflicts beyond and outside any parliamentary precedent.

At the same time, the pandemic continues to rage, while Greek society is in a new shock from the murder of the 19-year-old for football team differences.

Battle royal between government, SYRIZA over ‘VIP ICU beds’ charges

A battle royal has broken out between the government and main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras over the charges of the president of the Panhellenic Federation of Public Hospital Workers, Michalis Giannakos, that some hospital beds have been set aside for VIPs, even as other intubated COVID-19 patients are being treated outside ICUs, waiting their turn on the prioritised waiting lists.

PM to address nation tomorrow at critical juncture with surge in COVID-19 epidemic

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected to deliver a nationally televised address to the nation tomorrow at a critical juncture in the development of the COVID-19 epidemic, with many hospitals near the breaking point and with a rapidly mounting death toll and number of intubated patients.