Trash dispute troubles SYRIZA ahead of political lull

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: ESM, New Democracy, SYRIZA
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The government attempted on Thursday to come up with a temporary solution to the strike by municipal rubbish collectors, which has led to trash piling up in the streets.

Around 5,000 local authority workers took part in a protest in central Athens on Thursday to demand that the sanitation workers retain their jobs. It was the largest such demonstration for a while. It was bigger and much more forceful than an independen...

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