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Infowar Productions’ new documentary “THIS IS NOT A COUP”: Interview with director Aris Chatzistefanou

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Infowar Productions’ new documentary “THIS IS NOT A COUP”: Interview with director Aris Chatzistefanou

Durante la noche de las negociaciones de Grecia con la UE y el FMI, en Julio de 2015, cuando ya estaba claro que el país estaba a punto de aceptar un acuerdo humillante, circuló por Internet el famoso #Thisisacoup. Mi primera reacción fue escribir en twitter #ThisisNOTacoup - This is EU. Este mismo es el [...]

June 6, 2016

A new (?) form of protest in Spain: The Iaioflautas

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A new (?) form of protest in Spain: The Iaioflautas

We are the generation that has fought to achieve a better life for our children. Right now, they are toying with the futures of our children and grandchildren… [...]

March 20, 2014 Author: Sofia Tipaldou

“Let’s Not Live Like Slaves” screenings in Bordeaux (12-13 December 2013)

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“Let’s Not Live Like Slaves” screenings in Bordeaux (12-13 December 2013)

"Ne vivons plus comme des esclaves" (Let's not live like slaves) is a documentary about life in in the crisis Athens and other Greek cities. It underlines a particular aspect of Greek life, that is how normal people (doctors, students, worker, merchant etc) react in a collective to these imposed conditions and how they try [...]

December 13, 2013 Author: Eleonora Lugarà

Are Greeks racists?

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Are Greeks racists?

The rise of the Golden Dawn [1], the activities of Storm Troops, the violent attacks on immigrants, the “cleanup” operation with the inappropriate name “Zeus the Hospitable [2]”, the accusations from international organisations on violations of human rights of vulnerable groups, comprise a new scenery for today’s Greece. The issue of racism intrudes more intense [...]

November 15, 2012 Author: Aggeliki Dimopoulou

Unemployed. They don’t study nor work. What are young people doing (and what are they thinking of)?

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Unemployed. They don’t study nor work. What are young people doing (and what are they thinking of)?

This week, a published study by an EU agency estimates that around 14 million young Europeans between 15 and 29 years old are currently out of the educational system and with no place in the work market. In Portugal the number should be around 260 thousand, a historical record which tends to be elevated due [...]

October 28, 2012 Author: Natalia Faria

Listen Little Man of Greece of 2012

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Listen Little Man of Greece of 2012

In 1948 Wilhelm Reich wrote his famous book “Listen, Little Man!” In this book he was talking about the average person who awaits everything to be set for him, assigns to others the decision making, and gets by at any rate at the expense of others, who, in other words, is a small person, a [...]

March 5, 2012 Author: Menelaos Voulgaris