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The French are right: tear up public debt – most of it is illegitimate anyway

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The French are right: tear up public debt – most of it is illegitimate anyway

Debt audits show that austerity is politically motivated to favour social elites. Is a new working-class internationalism in the air? [...]

June 9, 2014 Author: Razmig Keucheyan

Greece: The uncertain future of the Public Drug Dependence Unit 18 ANO

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Greece: The uncertain future of the Public Drug Dependence Unit 18 ANO

The future of the public drug dependence unit “18 ANO” remains uncertain, due to the planned closure of the Mental Hospital of Attica, where 18 ANO’s administration belongs. The situation becomes even worse after the funding cuts and the withdrawal of employees through the “availability’ governmental plan, as mentions at tvxs.gr KaterinaMatsa, psychiatrist and scientific [...]

April 16, 2014 Author: Katrin Alamanou

The unbearable lightness of immigration policies in Europe

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The unbearable lightness of immigration policies in Europe

A ‘Golden’ residence permit is on offer to whoever is willing to bring money from outside and invest in the small, poor and crisis-affected Portugal; the same country of 10,000,000 people in which more than 5,000 are now officially homeless. And if you think this happens only in the far Southern West Europe, think again. [...]

April 7, 2014 Author: Vera Pinheiro

Bread, work, housing: the march for dignity Madrid 22M

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Bread, work, housing: the march for dignity Madrid 22M

Up to two and a half million people took to the streets in Madrid yesterday to protest against the economic and anti-social policies of the government. Six blocks arrived in Madrid from all around the country; according to the Organisers of the March for Dignity (Coordinadora 22M), some 70,000 people travelled on buses (total of [...]

March 23, 2014 Author: Sofia Tipaldou

Barcelona: Protest against the budget of misery (4 December)

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Barcelona: Protest against the budget of misery (4 December)

The Government discusses its new budget, the new measures awaiting us just around the corner. [...]

December 12, 2013 Author: Ismael Guye Sancho

Athens: the edge of Europe, but still a protagonist of the present

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Athens: the edge of Europe, but still a protagonist of the present

Athens. Just one word for five and a half million inhabitants. Just one city for almost a whole country. [...]

December 7, 2013 Author: Valerio Pelliccia

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

The arrest of Golden Dawn’s leader will do little to counter institutional racism

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The arrest of Golden Dawn’s leader will do little to counter institutional racism

Imagine an Athenian who went on an overseas trip for a couple of weeks and returned to the city on 28 September. The traveller left before Pavlos Fyssas's assassination, and the awakening of media and government to the neo-Nazi threat, leading to the arrest of Golden Dawn leader Nikolaos Michaloliakos and some of its MPs [...]

September 30, 2013 Authors: Antonis Vradis, Hara Kouki, Nontas Douzinas

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