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Greece: Anti-consumption in crisis (VIDEO)

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Greece: Anti-consumption in crisis (VIDEO)

This is a collaborative ethnographic film about Skoros, an anti-consumerist collective in Exarcheia, Athens, that run a space where people could come and give, take, or give and take goods and services without any norms of reciprocity. Soon after came the Greek "Crisis", a new kind of "here and now" focusing less on trying to [...]

August 4, 2015 Author: Skoros

Greece: Why did ‘YES’ prevail in Exarcheia? A reflection beyond urban myths.

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Greece: Why did ‘YES’ prevail in Exarcheia? A reflection beyond urban myths.

Someone much wiser then me once said “In a world that has REALLY been turned on its head, truth is a moment of falsehood”. This enigmatic, though concretely enlightening, quote well describes how, nowadays, international press is speaking about the Greek capital city before and after the referendum. [...]

July 8, 2015 Author: Viola Vertigo