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Articles translated by Maria Floutsakou

Interview with Aditya Chakrabortty

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Interview with Aditya Chakrabortty

Some months ago, the British newspaper Guardian decided to focus on the EU periphery – the so-called PIGS of the European integration. Instead of sending just another journalist, the journal chose to assign the mission to its economics leader writer. Aditya Chakrabortty has been turned into a sort of "war correspondent" of the financial crisis [...]

January 29, 2013 Author: Aris Xatzistefanou

Greece: The timeline of a revolution, 2008-2012

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Greece: The timeline of a revolution, 2008-2012

It all begins in 2008. The crisis has broken out in Europe but it seemed at the time as if it wasn’t concerning Greece… On December 6th 2008 at Exarchia a policeman raises his gun and kills in cold blood the 15 year old Alexandros Grigoropoulos. The news spread through the city and within a [...]

November 27, 2012 Author: Anna Papoutsi

Interview with Chronis Missios

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Interview with Chronis Missios

“Society seems to have had a stroke”. “For the first time, I live in a society that seems to have had a stroke. It doesn’t react at all” stated Chronis Missios a year ago. The partisan, fighter of the Left and writer, died in a private infirmary in Athens after a long battle with cancer. [...]

November 20, 2012

The diary of an antifascist

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The diary of an antifascist

Yesterday evening an immigrant robbed an old lady just five blocks from my neighborhood. The very next day at school my fascist schoolmate hit another student whose parents are immigrants. He was born and raised here; he speaks Greek and knows no other country besides Greece. [...]

October 18, 2012 Author: Antifascist Front of Students of Ilioupolis

Open letter from a teacher to Mr. Dendias

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Open letter from a teacher to Mr. Dendias

I'm one of those that find themselves every single time at the protests of Syntagma square, along with thousands of my fellow desperate citizens. And every time, I feel proud and happy seeing so many young children out on the streets worrying, struggling, raising their fist in defiance, and uniting their voices with ours, the [...]

October 2, 2012 Author: Julie Pezopoulou

Listen Little Man of Greece of 2012

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Listen Little Man of Greece of 2012

In 1948 Wilhelm Reich wrote his famous book “Listen, Little Man!” In this book he was talking about the average person who awaits everything to be set for him, assigns to others the decision making, and gets by at any rate at the expense of others, who, in other words, is a small person, a [...]

March 5, 2012 Author: Menelaos Voulgaris