Greek parliament votes to accept viciously anti-working class austerity deal of the Troika

Posted: July 17, 2015 by Admin in capitalist crisis, Europe, Greece, Limits of capitalism, Workers' rights

Below is the vote in the Greek parliament on the first “law” adopting austerity measures demanded by the Troika:

YES
229 (SYRIZA + right wing “Nea Dimokratia” + “socialdemocrat” PASOK + pro-troika POTAMI)
NO 64 (SYRIZA + communist party KKE + fascist “Golden Dawn”)
PRESENT 6 (SYRIZA)
ABSENT 1 (SYRIZA)

As far as the MPs of SYRIZA are concerned:
110 voted YES
32 voted NO (including the 4 MPs of KOE)
6 voted PRESENT
1 was ABSENT (issued statement against the agreement)

Further reading: Origins of the Greek Crisis

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