Tasos Trikkas is a Greek journalist and author. His two-volume EDA, 1951-1967: The New Face of the Left has had several editions since it was first published in 2009. Considered a dangerous communist, he was compelled to serve his time in the military on the penal island of Makronisos. In exile after the April 1967 coup he co-organised resistance to the dictatorship as a member of PAM (Greek Anti-Dictatorial Front) and the left political party EDA. In the 1968 split of the KKE (Communist Party of Greece) he sided with the KKE (interior), entering its Central Committee in 1974. A former member of the Political Secretariat of Synaspismos, he is now a Syriza supporter.