Tuesday 15th October 2019
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Spain: €600,000 fines for calling on Twitter to a protest before the Congress

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Spain: €600,000 fines for calling on Twitter to a protest before the Congress

"Insulting" or "coercing" the police during a protest may result in a 30,000€ fine. The new Public Safety Act will consider 16 new cases to punish financially. [...]

November 19, 2013 Author: Pedro Águeda

Greece exports to Spain the silencing of Public Broadcaster

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Greece exports to Spain the silencing of Public Broadcaster

A massive protest followed the government's announcement for the shut-down of the Valencian Public Broadcaster (RTVV). The “non negotiable and rapid shut-down” of RTVV that will leave 1,200 of its employees without a job, cannot but remind us of the forced shut-down of the Greek Public Broadcaster (ERT), its self-management from the fired employees for [...]

November 10, 2013 Author: Sofia Tipaldou

Barcelona: Catalοnia bans plastic bullets

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Barcelona: Catalοnia bans plastic bullets

This morning the Parliament of Cataluña banned the use of plastic bullets by the Catalan riot police (Mossos). [...]

November 8, 2013 Author: Konstantia Nikopoulou

Going to battle

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Going to battle

What Europe needs is its political parties, especially the governmental ones, to stand against the national-populists, in an effective manner. [...]

October 21, 2013 Author: Jordi Vaquer

Truths and lies on immigration in Greece

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Truths and lies on immigration in Greece

Migrants are not to blame for the unemployment but have contributed to the growth of GDP by 1.5%, they pay the Treasury from €50 to €91 million every year, they have supported the bank and the pension system, they halted the further deterioration of the region and they have slowed down the ageing of the [...]

October 1, 2013 Author: Dina Ioakimidou

Why is the government arresting the Nazis?

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Why is the government arresting the Nazis?

Let us look at four possibilities – analysis for the government's move to arrest the Nazis [...]

September 30, 2013 Author: Without reason or rhyme

LET’S NOT LIVE LIKE SLAVES

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LET’S NOT LIVE LIKE SLAVES

"Let's not live like slaves!" is a slogan that sums up many things. Yannis Youlountas has used it to create a song and a film so that movement of resistance and alternative solutions that is growing in Greece travels first to France and then to the rest of the world. [...]

August 2, 2013 Author: Yannis Youlountas

A silent plundering

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A silent plundering

The media keep us informed about much of what is happening in Greece, which is crucial considering that this country works as a laboratory of -more than worrying- rescue policies. We know that since the outset of the crisis, each worker in Greece, man or woman, has lost an average of 40% of their salary, [...]

July 22, 2013 Author: Gustavo Duch

Promote dignity in Greece (VIDEO)

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Promote dignity in Greece (VIDEO)

Greece has become a symbol of the western world's retrocession on all levels during the last few years. Inspired by the campaign “Promote Greece” that aims to show Greece's nice face to the world, we aim to go a step further: to stop camouflaging the misery of Greek society with beautiful beaches and breathtaking sunsets. [...]

July 21, 2013 Author: x-pressed

Solidarity wanted

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Solidarity wanted

WHOEVER NEEDS A WHEEL CHAIR can e-mail us at info@x-pressed.org [...]

June 28, 2013 Author: Yannis Christodoulou