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Jogo Bonito in Zagreb

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Jogo Bonito in Zagreb

The prevailing animosity toward the asylum seekers did not prevent a few people from Zagreb to provide direct help with their integration. And with the hand of solidarity they passed them a ball, a football one, so that everything is marked as "fair play", both on a sports and on a human level. [...]

September 21, 2015 Author: Alja Gudzevic

Intellectuals from around the world sign a support manifesto for “Podemos”

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Intellectuals from around the world sign a support manifesto for “Podemos”

Personalities of the stature of the American linguist Noam Chomsky, the Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano, the Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek or the Canadian journalist Naomi Klein form the list of 29 names of intellectuals who have issued and signed the manifesto of international support to the new political formation “Podemos”, (We can), that was the [...]

June 14, 2014 Author: *

Greece: People vs. corporate rule: Some personal notes from my participation in Thessaloniki’s great #vote4water referendum

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Greece: People vs. corporate rule: Some personal notes from my participation in Thessaloniki’s great #vote4water referendum

This is a personal assessment of the grassroots referendum that took place in Thessaloniki on May 18 regarding water privatisation. You can read all about the background to the referendum here. [...]

May 27, 2014 Author: Theodoros Karyotis

BiH Writes Her Revolution In The “Book Of Joy” At Governments’ Funerals, As Police Increase Repression

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BiH Writes Her Revolution In The “Book Of Joy” At Governments’ Funerals, As Police Increase Repression

Police in Bosnia and Herzegovina are hunting down people participating in direct action activities against the ruling classes, as repression against them intensifies. In spite of all threats, beatings, blackmail and propaganda employed by the state, rebels still gather in plenums (public assemblies) where they take decisions for their rulers, and they resist. [...]

March 4, 2014 Author: anonymous

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

Interview with Chronis Missios

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Interview with Chronis Missios

“Society seems to have had a stroke”. “For the first time, I live in a society that seems to have had a stroke. It doesn’t react at all” stated Chronis Missios a year ago. The partisan, fighter of the Left and writer, died in a private infirmary in Athens after a long battle with cancer. [...]

November 20, 2012