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ERT

Greece: NAZI? Nah… not yet! We can manage better on our own.

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Greece: NAZI? Nah… not yet! We can manage better on our own.

The political debate around the arrests of the leading officers of Golden Dawn remained in the question of whether this move is constitutionally solid, or whether it was the right time to do it, since the evidence linking Golden Dawn to criminal acts already has been there for several years. [...]

October 6, 2013 Author: Kyriakos Makromallis

ERT Protests – Solidarity and beyond

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ERT Protests – Solidarity and beyond

One of the principal reasons given for the protest at ERT was phrased as ‘it could, or it will, happen to me’. However, to what extent is this kind of justification helpful? Paradoxical as it may sound, using ‘it could happen to me’ as the sole justification for action may not bring about the desired [...]

June 14, 2013 Author: Despina Biri

Stop the shutdown of the Public Broadcaster in Greece!

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Stop the shutdown of the Public Broadcaster in Greece!

Shutting down Greek Public Television is a direct threat to Greeks' democracy and their right to quality independent information. Greeks have the right to be properly informed! Please sign and share the avaaz petition. [...]

June 12, 2013 Author: Sophia Kapellas

This is how Greece became the only EU country without a public broadcaster.

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This is how Greece became the only EU country without a public broadcaster.

At around 11 pm, June 11th 2013 the signal of ERT stopped transmitting. The Greek government decided to shut down the Public Broadcaster. 2,656 people were notified that same day that they were being fired. Using a legislative act –which is to be used only in extreme and urgent cases– and without the signatures of [...]

June 12, 2013 Author: Anna Papoutsi

Greece: The statement of the ERT* employees

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Greece: The statement of the ERT* employees

ERT IS OPEN AND WILL REMAIN OPEN [...]

June 11, 2013

Greece: ERT occupied (photos)

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Greece: ERT occupied (photos)

Photos from the occupied ERT building [...]

June 11, 2013

“Democracy” in the time of… austerity

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“Democracy” in the time of… austerity

I have spent many hours arguing to friends and comrades why I do not believe that we are governed by a “junta”, because these comparisons do more harm than good; because the situation is disappointing but it is not a “junta”. The truth is that lately I am less and less willing to do that. [...]

November 4, 2012 Author: Stratis Mpournazos