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Greece: Anti-consumption in crisis (VIDEO)

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Greece: Anti-consumption in crisis (VIDEO)

This is a collaborative ethnographic film about Skoros, an anti-consumerist collective in Exarcheia, Athens, that run a space where people could come and give, take, or give and take goods and services without any norms of reciprocity. Soon after came the Greek "Crisis", a new kind of "here and now" focusing less on trying to [...]

August 4, 2015 Author: Skoros

False dilemmas: a critical guide to the Greek debt crisis

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False dilemmas: a critical guide to the Greek debt crisis

Amongst all the cacophony, it is important to look back at the bailouts. All but approximately 11% of the bailout money has ended up in creditors' pockets. [...]

February 9, 2015 Author: Christina Laskaridis

Greece: Festival for Solidarity & Cooperative Economy

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Greece: Festival for Solidarity & Cooperative Economy

The 3rd Festival Of Solidarity & Cooperative Economy will take place in Athens 10th-12th October 2014. [...]

September 3, 2014

Portugal: Has the Banco Espírito Santo (Holy Spirit Bank) fallen from the sky?

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Portugal: Has the Banco Espírito Santo (Holy Spirit Bank) fallen from the sky?

What became known this week –and we knew it as a fact since Sunday night– was the default of BES. We also knew that the government apparently ranks the distribution of the assets in two levels: in the first they include those who have more rights, i.e. the depositors and holders of senior debt issued [...]

August 5, 2014 Author: Renato Guedes

On the Croatian left: Interview with Dr. Mate Kapović

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On the Croatian left: Interview with Dr. Mate Kapović

"Both for the periphery and for many parts of the lower classes in the core countries it is becoming more and more apparent that capitalism cannot deliver anymore..." [...]

July 15, 2014 Author: Idemo dalje

USA: Pentagon preparing for mass civil breakdown

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USA: Pentagon preparing for mass civil breakdown

A U.S. Department of Defence (DoD) research programme is funding universities to model the dynamics, risks and tipping points for large-scale civil unrest across the world, under the supervision of various U.S. military agencies. The multi-million dollar programme is designed to develop immediate and long-term "warfighter-relevant insights" for senior officials and decision makers in "the [...]

July 14, 2014 Author: Nafeez Ahmed*

Greece: The Ministry of Education sends PWD teachers to unemployment!

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Greece: The Ministry of Education sends PWD teachers to unemployment!

The consequences, were the bill finally passed, according to teachers with disabilities, would be devastating. [...]

June 29, 2014 Author: Thodoris Panagiotidis

Spain: Social struggle against repression is not a crime, solidarity!!!

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Spain: Social struggle against repression is not a crime, solidarity!!!

SOCIAL STRUGGLE IS NOT A CRIME FACED WITH REPRESSION, INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY! FOR OUR COMRADES WHO ARE DETAINED, CHARGED AND IMPRISONED. [...]

June 19, 2014 Author: Stop Represión Granada

No poll shocker in Croatia: Among the last believers in austerity

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No poll shocker in Croatia: Among the last believers in austerity

If Greece is the guinea pig for European austerity then Croatia will be a lamb for slaughter. Not that it matters for the greedy eyes of Croatia’s wealthy, it will apply fast to every third citizen on the verge of poverty. [...]

June 6, 2014 Author: Idemo dalje

Emigration and Xenophobia in Europe: “Jungle is knocking on Sweden’s doors”

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Emigration and Xenophobia in Europe: “Jungle is knocking on Sweden’s doors”

A team of Spanish independent journalists (The Ragged Army) have worked for six months in Northern Europe to portray the situation of the migrants, in particular those who have left their countries because of the recession. This initiative is part of a larger project about the new flows of migration and the emergence of fascist [...]

April 24, 2014 Author: Susana García