Reflections

“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act,” George Orwell

Greek PM should explain his party’s links with fascism

by Dimitris Dalakoglou on October 9, 2013

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The conservative government of Antonis Samaras claims to be cracking down on “extremism”. But what skeletons does the Prime Minister hide in his closet?

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The Corps of Capitalism: volunteers for free enterprise

by Nathaniel Matthews-Trigg on October 9, 2013

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Far from alleviating poverty in the Global South, the American Peace Corps locks marginalized communities into a global web of capitalist exploitation.

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After years of neoliberal reform, authoritarian rule and increasing misery, further austerity measures drive the people of Sudan back into the street.

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Golden Dawn: can the elite kill the monster it created?

by Leonidas Oikonomakis on September 25, 2013

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It seems that the Greek elite has decided to get rid of the neo-Nazi party following Pavlos’ killing. But can Pandora ever put the evil back in her box?

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Wasim’s story and the cruel fate of refugees in Greece

by ROAR Collective on September 23, 2013

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Many men, women and children continue to die at the borders of Europe as they flee their homeland. If they survive, they will be treated as criminals.

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Anti-oil activists in Ecuador: we stand up for Yasuni!

by Daniel Almeida on September 22, 2013

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The world’s most biodiverse area risks being exploited for its oil by the “revolutionary” government of Rafael Correa. But he faces strong resistance.

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Golden Dawn and the extremism of the center

by Jerome Roos on September 21, 2013

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The real extremism is not of the far-left and the far-right, but of the fascist center. Golden Dawn’s strategy of tension ultimately benefits the elite.

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For Pavlos: the antifa rapper killed by Golden Dawn

by Leonidas Oikonomakis on September 18, 2013

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Last night, Greek activist and artist Pavlos Fyssas was stabbed to death by a gang of neo-Nazi thugs. Leonidas Oikonomakis pays tribute to his friend.

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How Occupy reinvented the language of democracy

by Jerome Roos on September 17, 2013

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The movement taught millions the language of autonomy, horizontalism and direct democracy. The question now is not whether it failed, but what’s next?

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What Greece’s and Mexico’s teachers have in common

by Leonidas Oikonomakis on September 17, 2013

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The struggle of teachers in Greece and Mexico is like a Thermopylae of our times: an epic battle to defend our social rights in a global class war.

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