Alterthess.gr is covering the 48hr general strike in Greece and offers an alternative update on current events.
Thousands of people are protesting against the harsh measures the Greek Government has voted for under the frame of IMF, EU, and the Central European Bank politics.
Workers are seeing their rights violated and their salaries cut down. Old people are hardly able to survive as their pensions have also been the Government's target. Pupils and students see their schools and universities close down, as the new Act by the Education Ministry has procceeded in enormous cuts.
Today all people of Greece are united and protest against this politics which serves the interest of capitalism and destroys life and hope.