Podemos

Yanis Varoufakis Creates His Own Party

"In February I will make my own party" revealed Yanis Varoufakis in an interview with the Italian site espresso.repubblica.it. The Former Finance Minister spoke of a European movement which will aim towards democratizing the European Union. "I want to prove that...

Tsipras Congratulates Leader of Spain's Podemos Party

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke with Podemos party leader Pablo Iglesias late on Sunday, after electoral results showed that Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy's conservative party lost the absolute majority in national elections. According to government sources, Tsipras congratulated...

Podemos: 'They Are Trying to Convert Greece Into a Protectorate'

A high-profile member of Spanish anti-austerity political party Podemos denounced on Monday the recent cash-for-reforms bailout deal between Athens and its international creditors and said it seems like a "financial coup d' état" aiming to transform Greece into a European "protectorate." Former...

Podemos: 'To Defend the Greeks Is to Defend Europe's Dignity'

Spanish Podemos party leader and MEP Pablo Iglesias said in his address to the European Parliament on Wednesday that "times change" and called on Socialists to change tactics. "Europe is not destroyed because there are citizens that say in a...

Austerity Increases Debt, Says Head of European Left Group GUE/NGL

Greece’s debt problem could be resolved by ending austerity, the President of the Confederal Group of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL), Gabriele Zimmer, told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Tuesday. "The debt problem can be resolved first and...

French PM: There has Been 'Real Progress' in Talks with Greece

There has been real progress in the talks on an agreement for Greece, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said in an interview to Italian newspaper "La Repubblica." Asked about the possible repercussions of a Greek exit from the euro, Valls expressed...

Populism and Democracy: Friend or Foe? Rising Stars Deepen Dilemma

The election of the Syriza government in Greece and the rise of Podemos in Spain have drawn attention to the rise of left-wing populism in Europe.

Noam Chomsky: Greek Debt Must Be Written Off, Brussels Are Destroying Greece

His belief that the Greek debt should be written off expressed the internationally acclaimed American scholar Noam Chomsky. As he said, the Greek debt should be written off in the same way the German debt was written off in 1953, just eight...

CNBC Poll: Which Greek Asset Would You Rather Own?

As negotiations between Greece and its international creditors have stalled, generating the danger of default and the country's subsequent exit from the Eurozone, the eyes of the world are upon Greece. Greece has to implement certain reforms and measures that will help...

European Commission President: No Diabolical Plan to Topple Greek Govt

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said today that Athens should stop worrying about a "diabolical plan" cooked up by Spain and Portugal to topple the country's new leftist-led government. The statement came just a few hours after Greek Prime Minister...