The workers striking in Greece today could chose their meeting place for the march towards Parliament.
The Communist Party of Greece demonstration was called for Omonia Square. According to tvxs Secretary General Aleca Paparigas is leading the march towards Syntagma Square right now.
The General Confederation of Greek workers (both private and public sectors) are meeting in Pedion tou Areos. Their intention is also to march towards Syntagma Square. According to participants it is a massive and enthousiastic rally.
The news from the rest of Greece are also encouraging for the strikers. In Thessaloniki the march has started, in Pyrgos and other regional capitals shopkeepers are also taking part and especially in PatrasPatras restaurants and coffee shops have closed until 3 o’clock and have set up booths offering free coffee!