Josefina L. Martínez

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IDEAS & DEBATES

The Working Class, the Left, and Right-Wing Populism

December 20, 2016 | The election of Donald Trump and the rise of the far right in Europe have rekindled the much-needed debate about the left’s relationship with the working class.

Diego Lotito
Josefina L. Martínez

EUROPEAN LEFT

Syriza and Podemos: A Necessary Balance

August 06, 2016 | Syriza and Podemos emerged in the context of a deep capitalist crisis. However, it has not taken long for both organizations to demonstrate their narrow limits.

Diego Lotito
Josefina L. Martínez

EUROPE

Varoufakis’ Plan B for Europe: A democratic revolution without revolution

March 05, 2016 | The conference 'For a Plan B for Europe' culminated in Madrid with the presence of the former Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, along with much of the European reformist left. What is (...)

Josefina L. Martínez

GREECE

INTERVIEW: ‘Tsipras is saving Greek capitalism’

October 08, 2015 | We interviewed Kostas Skordoulis, a leading member of OKDE-Spartakos about the situation in Greece following the elections last September 20, Syriza, Popular Unity, and the debates within (...)

Josefina L. Martínez

FROM ATHENS

The Institute Pantelis Pouliopoulos and the legacy of Greek Trotskyism

August 17, 2015

Alejandra Ríos
Josefina L. Martínez
Laura Varlet

FROM ATHENS

Debates: ‘Greece and Spain are laboratories of the new reformism’

August 12, 2015 | Josefina Martínez's (Clase contra Clase, Spain) contribution at the first summer camp of OKDE-Spartakos in Greece.

Josefina L. Martínez

FROM ATHENS

Conversations with workers and activists in Greece

August 04, 2015

Josefina L. Martínez
Laura Varlet

GREECE

Tsipras defeats the Left Platform at Syriza’s CC meeting

July 31, 2015 | At a meeting that lasted for 14 hours, Tsipras defeated a motion presented by the Left Platform of Syriza. The Central Committee decided to hold an extraordinary party congress in September, (...)

Alejandra Ríos
Josefina L. Martínez

IDEAS&DEBATES

From the Podemos hypothesis to the test of power

July 25, 2015

Diego Lotito
Josefina L. Martínez

GREECE

The Eurogroup’s brutal agreement on Greece: A colonialist pact

July 14, 2015 | After 48 hours of meetings, Alexis Tsipras accepted every condition of the Eurogroup in order to reach an agreement. The Greek parliament will approve privatizations, cut backs, and other (...)

Josefina L. Martínez

GREECE

Tsipras’ concessions and Syriza’s left wing

July 06, 2015 | There is a growing tension between Tsipras and the left platform within SYRIZA due to the negotiations with the Troika. However, Syriza’s “left wing” acts only as formal opposition, while in (...)

Diego Lotito
Josefina L. Martínez

SPAIN

Mayor-elect of Madrid claims she “can’t stop the evictions”

June 24, 2015 | The Platform of (Those) Affected by the Mortgage, or, in Spanish, “Plataforma de Afectados por la Hipoteca” (PAH) in Madrid's Vallecas neighborhood questioned the housing policy of Ahora Madrid (...)

Josefina L. Martínez