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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

On the Croatian left: Interview with Dr. Mate Kapović

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On the Croatian left: Interview with Dr. Mate Kapović

"Both for the periphery and for many parts of the lower classes in the core countries it is becoming more and more apparent that capitalism cannot deliver anymore..." [...]

July 15, 2014 Author: Idemo dalje

Spain: An urgent call against the fiscal reform that the government is preparing

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Spain: An urgent call against the fiscal reform that the government is preparing

Dozens of people from the academic, financial, and social research world have signed a manifesto against the fiscal reform. They criticise the spiral according to which government expenditures are being cut while taxes are lowered as much as possible, especially for companies and high incomes. “In all the countries that have built a strong welfare state, [...]

May 16, 2014 Authors: BIbiana Medialdea, Bruno Estrada, Carlos Berzosa, Carmen Castro, Francisco Álvarez, Gloria Alarcón, Gosta Esping Andersen, José Manuel Naredo, Lourdes Benería, María Pazos, Santos Ruesga*

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

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

Mataroa 2013: Against the Crisis, for the Commons, towards a New Mediterranean

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Mataroa 2013: Against the Crisis, for the Commons, towards a New Mediterranean

A phantom is haunting the Mediterranean: the phantom of yet another Latin America, in which today, after decades of subjugation to the neo-liberal "Chicago guys", new liberating knowledge and achievements arise daily and become integrated parts of a new fantasy for organising collective life on the basis of solidarity and self-organisation. In the Mediterranean region [...]

August 4, 2013 Author: Nikolas Kosmatopoulos*

Interview with Habermas

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Interview with Habermas

“Only a Europe that is united politically and has a robust economy, can tame this wild economic capitalism”. This was one of the points the German intellectual stressed in Ef.Syn, a few days before his arrival in Athens, in order to participate in the International Conference on Philosophy, which takes place for the first time [...]

July 21, 2013 Author: Tasos Tsakiroglou

On the revolt against hubris

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On the revolt against hubris

There is no doubt that the biggest political battles are ahead. There is also no doubt that these battles will initially be fought at the level of words and concepts, and then at the level of neighbourhoods and barricades. Given that battles about concepts and neighborhoods are already raging from end to end in Greece, [...]

October 26, 2012 Author: Nikolas Kosmatopoulos