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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

Interview with Habermas

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Interview with Habermas

“Only a Europe that is united politically and has a robust economy, can tame this wild economic capitalism”. This was one of the points the German intellectual stressed in Ef.Syn, a few days before his arrival in Athens, in order to participate in the International Conference on Philosophy, which takes place for the first time [...]

July 21, 2013 Author: Tasos Tsakiroglou

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

The job application of Adonis Georgiadis* for the position of Minister of Health

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The job application of Adonis Georgiadis* for the position of Minister of Health

With the bankruptcy of the social security system imminent, hospital closures already a reality, and lack of access to health care a fact of life for many Greek citizens, the government needs someone who can disregard the human aspects of these policies, and concentrate instead on meeting austerity targets. I believe I am the right [...]

June 25, 2013 Author: Despina Biri

Water is not for sale after all…

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Water is not for sale after all…

The initiative Right2Water and the European Citizens' Initiative has managed a strategic blow to the neo-liberal policies that are after water. [...]

June 23, 2013 Author: x-pressed

Persona non grata: George Papandreou in Edinburgh

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Persona non grata: George Papandreou in Edinburgh

On the 11th of June, George Papandreou, the former Greek Prime Minister who led Greece into the arms of the IMF has been invited to the TEDGlobal 2013 conference in Edinburgh. According to TEDGlobal, he is supposedly going to “draw lessons from the Greek debt crisis”, however, he is the very same person that during [...]

May 16, 2013

Big truths

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Big truths

"Saturday night. I caught my hand at the kitchen door (I'm very accident prone at home: I'm Sagittarius and I haven’t got any “body awareness”). I went alone to the hospital of Sant Pau because my partner stayed at home to take care of my daughter. I was lead to the waiting room. There was [...]

May 13, 2013 Author: Lucía Etxebarría

Portugal – the citizens say no to the Troika

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Portugal – the citizens say no to the Troika

Portuguese should take to the streets again massively this April 25th, anniversary of the “Carnation Revolution”. The target is the policies of austerity imposed by Brussels and Frankfurt. [...]

April 25, 2013 Author: Courrier International

The student that made a fool of the theory of cuts

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The student that made a fool of the theory of cuts

If you haven’t read the story, you have to. A couple of days ago we told you about it: one of the studies constantly cited by politicians and economists in order to impose their policies of cuts and austerity, Growth in a Time of Debt, published in 2010, was wrong. And all this because of [...]

April 19, 2013 Author: Manuel Ángel Méndez