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Interview with Vladimir Akimenkov: “The Bolotnaya Case is an attempt to destroy the Left opposition in Russia”

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Interview with Vladimir Akimenkov: “The Bolotnaya Case is an attempt to destroy the Left opposition in Russia”

Half of the people arrested in the Bolotnaya Case are leftist activists. However pompous this may sound it is now that we are forming our future and the future of our children. If the state condemns the Bolotnaya prisoners then in the future the crackdown will be even worse. [...]

January 28, 2014 Author: Aleksandra Markova

Greece: Trial on police violence postponed

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Greece: Trial on police violence postponed

After two and a half years, 18 police officers stand trial for the brutal crackdown of the massive demonstrations of the 29th of June 2011 against the bail-out. [...]

January 20, 2014

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

RUINS – Chronicle of an HIV witch-hunt (documentary)

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RUINS – Chronicle of an HIV witch-hunt (documentary)

Chronicle of an HIV which-hunt [...]

December 1, 2013 Author: Ruins Documentary

A chance for Chile?

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A chance for Chile?

Last Sunday Chile voted who will vote their president for the next four years. These were historic elections, for several reasons . First, it was the 40th anniversary of Pinochet's coup . Second, it faced no less than nine candidates, something that had never happened before, although everybody knew already that there would be no [...]

November 26, 2013 Author: Sara R. Romo

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: The case of HIV-positive women and the disease of memory

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Greece: The case of HIV-positive women and the disease of memory

Broken voices, exposed bodies, horror reminders with a state provision, elimintation of the human essence with a ministerial stamp. Sirens, announcements of a criminal moralism ostentatiously ignoring evidence, rigid faces of TV judges, shoddy inquisitors, commissioners of pilloring. And you constantly readjusting your body position, swirling in frustration, trying to collect the words that go [...]

October 6, 2013 Author: Thomas Tsalapatis

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

Greetings from the Athenian democracy

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Greetings from the Athenian democracy

Over the final few months of 2012, Greek mainstream media have ceased reporting on the neo-Nazi attacks on migrant communities which have blighted Athens for over a year now. Yet in mid-January 2013 one attack did warrant the media’s attention: In the Petralona district of Athens, two Greek men on a motorbike stabbed a Pakistani [...]

February 14, 2013 Author: Dimitris Dalakoglou

On the revolt against hubris

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On the revolt against hubris

There is no doubt that the biggest political battles are ahead. There is also no doubt that these battles will initially be fought at the level of words and concepts, and then at the level of neighbourhoods and barricades. Given that battles about concepts and neighborhoods are already raging from end to end in Greece, [...]

October 26, 2012 Author: Nikolas Kosmatopoulos