Tuesday 19th November 2019
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150 people gathered in Barcelona to protest the killing of a Greek antifascist

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150 people gathered in Barcelona to protest the killing of a Greek antifascist

The murder of the Greek hip-hop singer and antifascist activist Paul Fyssas from a member of the fascist party Golden Dawn in Athens, mobilized over one hundred people on Wednesday afternoon in Barcelona's Plaça Catalunya. [...]

September 19, 2013 Author: David Bou

Egypt: Declaration of anarchists Tahrir-ICN

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Egypt: Declaration of anarchists Tahrir-ICN

The events of the past couple of days are the latest step in a sequence of events by which the military can consolidate its hold on power, aim towards the death of the revolution and a return to a military/police state. [...]

August 15, 2013 Author: Tahrir-ICN

Egypt: Hieroglyphics of the revolution

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Egypt: Hieroglyphics of the revolution

Things are simple, my fellow conspiracy theorists: whoever thinks that understands what is happening in Egypt, they just understand nothing. [...]

July 4, 2013 Author: Nikolas Kosmatopoulos*

People United against the Troika: International Protest 1st June

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People United against the Troika: International Protest 1st June

Europe is under a violent attack by the financial capital, represented by the troika (IMF, ECB, EC) and by the successive governments that apply concerted policies with these entities, despising and destroying the people. We know that this offensive is set on breaking the peoples, rendering them slaves of debt and austerity. This offensive crosses [...]

May 30, 2013 Author: People United against the Troika

Athens and the Crisis

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Athens and the Crisis

Timeline that gives an overview of events related to the crisis in Greece on a local, national and global scale from 2008 until now. Updated on a quarterly basis. [...]

April 19, 2013 Author: Jaya Brekke

Portugal: The social earthquake rumbles ever louder

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Portugal: The social earthquake rumbles ever louder

Ultimately, September 15 was just a passing episode. In the end, everything did not boil down to just the Single Social Tax, which was followed by the fiscal massacre. Ultimately, the vast majority of Portuguese are not waiting on the mood swings of the CDS (Christian Democratic Party, a member of the coalition) or for [...]

March 4, 2013 Author: Daniel Oliveira

Greece: The timeline of a revolution, 2008-2012

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Greece: The timeline of a revolution, 2008-2012

It all begins in 2008. The crisis has broken out in Europe but it seemed at the time as if it wasn’t concerning Greece… On December 6th 2008 at Exarchia a policeman raises his gun and kills in cold blood the 15 year old Alexandros Grigoropoulos. The news spread through the city and within a [...]

November 27, 2012 Author: Anna Papoutsi

Spain strikes back on N14

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Spain strikes back on N14

Hundreds of thousands of people participated in the demos of the second general strike during this year – the eighth to date during Spain's post-Franco democratic history. The unions declared that the participation reached over 76 percent. The highest percentages were in Catalunya, Asturias, famous for the recent miners’ struggle, and Galicia (80 percent), followed [...]

November 14, 2012 Author: Sofia Tipaldou

Greece: 153 “Yes”, thousands of “No”

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Greece: 153 “Yes”, thousands of “No”

Early in the evening of Monday 5th of November, the Ministry of Finance finally submitted the much-anticipated bill. One single article, 216 pages! In an unprecedented move that totally undermined the democratic processes, the MPs were called to study, discuss and vote on it in less than 48 hours’ time. [...]

November 7, 2012 Author: Yannis Christodoulou

Plebs in London

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Plebs in London

Andrew Mitchell was, until September the 4th, a member of the government, the most classist cabinet Britain has seen since the beginning of the 90s. The Minister for International Development passed by bike in front of the police guards of the Ministry, to whose polite request for an ID, he yelled amiss and multiple times [...]

October 28, 2012 Author: Thodoris Rakopoulos