Manoeuvres from above, movements from below: Greece under Tsipras
Jenkins, Gareth; Karayianni, Despinahttp://isj.org.uk/manoeuvres-from-above/
Date Written: 2015-07-06
Publisher: International Socialism
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX17880
The Syriza left is at a crossroads. For all the belief that Syriza is a different kind of party, one that transcends the division between reform and revolution and therefore should be the home for the entire left, its left faces exactly the same problem as the reformist left in social democracy -- the trap of impotence. This article is written in the spirit of offering an alternative, around which the left as a whole can unite.