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Articles written by Antonis Vradis

The EU Security Apparatus: Designed to Fail

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The EU Security Apparatus: Designed to Fail

There is a cringe-worthy parallel between the securitisation of the spaces of living for those of us lucky enough to be inside the EU territory and the spaces reserved for those arriving here: they are both inefficient and inadequate. [...]

April 25, 2016 Author: Antonis Vradis

The arrest of Golden Dawn’s leader will do little to counter institutional racism

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The arrest of Golden Dawn’s leader will do little to counter institutional racism

Imagine an Athenian who went on an overseas trip for a couple of weeks and returned to the city on 28 September. The traveller left before Pavlos Fyssas's assassination, and the awakening of media and government to the neo-Nazi threat, leading to the arrest of Golden Dawn leader Nikolaos Michaloliakos and some of its MPs [...]

September 30, 2013 Authors: Antonis Vradis, Hara Kouki, Nontas Douzinas

In Greece, things move fast –except justice for Kostas Sakkas

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In Greece, things move fast –except justice for Kostas Sakkas

Behind the anarchist's hunger strike is the tale of his illegal detention. It would have sounded unbelievable in the recent past [...]

July 10, 2013 Authors: Antonis Vradis, Hara Kouki

A rock or a hard place? The Greek plexus of power decides

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A rock or a hard place? The Greek plexus of power decides

In the early hours of December 20, a police unit drove down Acharnon, a busy thoroughfare in central Athens. Arriving at the imposing building lying at its junction with Cheyden St, they informed the occupants they would be conducting a "routine" check. Only a few hours later, the building was being emptied out, its occupants [...]

January 18, 2013 Author: Antonis Vradis