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#NoExpo: what the 5 Greek students are facing legally

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#NoExpo: what the 5 Greek students are facing legally

With the help of Eugenio Losco, lawyer of the four Italians, we try to explain the charges and the situation that the nine arrested are facing, five of them in Greece -currently released with restrictions- and against whom a European arrest warrant is pending for the events at the "NoExpo" demo of May 1. Particularly with regard to the [...]

December 1, 2015

Dublin is over: the rise of Europe’s new migrant prisons

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Dublin is over: the rise of Europe’s new migrant prisons

By getting the UNHCR and Frontex to more directly intervene in the first moments of arrival with identification and fingerprinting, the EU is attempting to retake control of movement throughout Europe. [...]

October 19, 2015 Author: Richard B

An unexpected borderzone: the come-back of the Franco-Italian border

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An unexpected borderzone: the come-back of the Franco-Italian border

But which border? Accident or suicide, this tragic event brought to the forefront the Franco-Italian conflict of 2011 over control of the invisible border of Ventimiglia. [...]

November 11, 2014 Author: Anna Papoutsi

Mobilising for the common: some lessons from Italy

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Mobilising for the common: some lessons from Italy

Saturday’s protest in Rome was the latest in a series of actions around a common project. What can organisers elsewhere learn from Italy’s movements? [...]

April 14, 2014 Author: Jerome Roos

The team of FASCISM INC is growing

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The team of FASCISM INC is growing

x-pressed joined, along with ΕΡΤ, UNFOLLOW, EfSyn and Ellinofreneia, as a sponsor of the team of FASCISM INC. [...]

November 23, 2013

Mediterranean: a cemetery for migrants

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Mediterranean: a cemetery for migrants

The Mediterranean was once the epicentre of the then known world, a commercial crossroads between East and West, a mixture of peoples and cultures but also the scene of many wars. In people's memory, it is connected to Homer and the ill-fated Ulysses, who, before finally reaching Ithaca, wandered for ten years between Troy and [...]

October 21, 2013 Author: Zissis Papadimitriou

Fraud and fiscal evasion: the billions that plague Europe

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Fraud and fiscal evasion: the billions that plague Europe

"A huge problem," warns the European Commission. Each year, hundreds of billions of euros escape public budgets. These amounts are enough to make the sacrifices made in the name of austerity look ridiculous. [...]

October 16, 2013 Authors: Ariel Dumont, Christelle Granja, Delphine Nerbollier, Tristan de Bourbon

Crisis Governmentality and Governmentality of the Commons in a new Mediterranean: For an “anti-antisocial” research.

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Crisis Governmentality and Governmentality of the Commons in a new Mediterranean: For an “anti-antisocial” research.

Since the day that Mohamed Bouazizi immolated his tortured body in a city in Tunisia, the waves of riots and civil unrest inspired by his action have spread across the entire Mediterranean. Nonetheless, despite the breadth and diversity of the analyses that followed, there is a strikingly absent element: the transformation of the entire Mediterranean [...]

September 22, 2013 Author: Nikolas Kosmatopoulos*

Austerity’s children becoming Europe’s “lost generation”

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Austerity’s children becoming Europe’s “lost generation”

Children across Europe are being driven into poverty by harsh government austerity and youth unemployment is soaring, threatening to create "lost generations" that could fire up a new continental crisis. Global charity Caritas said on Thursday that around three out of every 10 children in Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Italy and Spain are in or have [...]

February 14, 2013 Author: Claire Davenport

Golden Dawn in Italy: founded in Trieste a branch of the Greek pro-Nazi movement

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Golden Dawn in Italy: founded in Trieste a branch of the Greek pro-Nazi movement

Golden Dawn, the Greek xenophobic and anti-Semitic Nazi movement, now speaks also Italian. A campaign of contacts, this time on the web (Facebook, Twitter and official website), officially launched the branch of the extremist party that is violently fighting against the presence of immigrants with lots of vengeful campaigns. The promoter of Golden Dawn Italy [...]

November 12, 2012 Author: Marco Pasqua