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European lessons from the recent Swiss referendum

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European lessons from the recent Swiss referendum

“The Swiss referendum on imposing restrictions on the massive influx of migrants offers two hard but good lessons” [...]

February 12, 2014 Author: Dimitris Christopoulos

Greece: On auctions

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Greece: On auctions

About 450,000 households have mortgages, mainly during the period after the country joined the Eurozone (2000), the total amounting to around €72 billion. This amount corresponds to 40% of the national GDP and is very small compared to other countries. (In Ireland mortgages reached 300% of the GDP). It is now estimated that the red [...]

February 5, 2014 Author: Dimitris Papoutsis

Greece: the condition in prisons

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Greece: the condition in prisons

In the prison hospital –that is not yet part of the Public Health System– 209 prisoners are stacked, although there is only room for 60 patients. More than half of the people in this “hospital” –128 persons– are HIV positive, living one on top of the other. The hospital chambers have become actual prison cells, [...]

January 26, 2014 Author: A.M.

Spain: Gamonal is only the beginning. Demonstrations against urban-political corruption

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Spain: Gamonal is only the beginning. Demonstrations against urban-political corruption

During the past two weeks, the residents of the Burgos neighbourhood of Gamonal have won “a great little victory” and have become a symbol of citizen participation in politics. Their protest against corruption, whose cause was their objection to the construction of a boulevard with a parking in their neighbourhood, has provoked a wave of [...]

January 19, 2014 Author: Sofia Tipaldou

Brussels: Protest against the inauguration of the Greek presidency (video)

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Brussels: Protest against the inauguration of the Greek presidency (video)

About 100 Belgians and Greeks mounted a protest outside the venue of the first public event of the Greek EU presidency in Brussels, denouncing the barbaric austerity policies. [...]

January 15, 2014

Spain: New campaign of the Platform for those Affected by Mortgages (PAH)

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Spain: New campaign of the Platform for those Affected by Mortgages (PAH)

The PAH demands that municipalities and Autonomous Communities act against the housing emergency. [...]

January 3, 2014 Author: PAH

Greece: The unsolvable equation

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Greece: The unsolvable equation

The crisis in Greece and Europe, the four sociopolitical currents it generated and the ongoing conflict between them. [...]

December 31, 2013 Author: Kostas Gardounis

Barcelona: Solidarity event against the ecological destruction in Skouries, 20th of December

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Barcelona: Solidarity event against the ecological destruction in Skouries, 20th of December

The Antifascist Network for Greece invites you to a solidarity event against the ecological destruction that is going to take place on Friday, 20th of December, in Barcelona. Talks and debates, Screenings of documentaries, Food and Concerts! [...]

December 16, 2013 Author: redantifaporgrecia

Madrid: Protests against the criminalisation of demonstrations

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Madrid: Protests against the criminalisation of demonstrations

Thousands of people (2,000 to 5,000) responded to the call of various groups and organisations, including the Coordinadora 25S, for a new demonstration outside the Congress on Saturday, December 14th, in protest of the new Public Safety Act. [...]

December 15, 2013 Author: Sofia Tipaldou

Portugal: Avaaz petition for the exemption of small farmers from VAT

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Portugal: Avaaz petition for the exemption of small farmers from VAT

Assembly of the Portuguese Republic: We demand the exemption of small farmers from VAT [...]

December 13, 2013