Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
The people I saw at Syntagma were 15% leftist, 5% ecologists and this kind of thing (cyclists, non-political etc.), 5% rightwingers and 75% PASOK (socialist party) voters. It's mainly the people that you would meet at PASOK rallies in election periods. The kind of people that are low wagers or so. That should alarm the government, because it's their core voters. The they have let down, but they can't see it. If you talk to them, they can't really see it.

P.S. I understand that Kathimerini is one of the very few English language comprehensive news sources about Greece, but keep in mind that it is currently extremely conservative in the deepest sense. It used to have much better times.

"Eurozone leaders have turned a 50bn Greek solvency problem into a 1,000bn existential crisis for the European Union." David Miliband

by Kostis Papadimitriou on Fri Jun 3rd, 2011 at 06:21:21 PM EST
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