Tag Archives: greece

Creating autonomies in greece: Voices from the capitalist wilderness

Theodoros Karyotis’ essay “The Right to the City in an Age of Austerity”, focusing on greek urban-political struggles in the period of 2008 and after, allows us to conceive of what a radical politics might look like beyond the indigenous-capitalist … Continue reading

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Autonomous well-being: Self-organising health care in Exarcheia

It is far more important to know what person the disease has than what disease the person has. Hippocrates Revolution begins in the everyday, in the constitution-resistance of autonomous, self-managed social relations in the many spheres of life that make … Continue reading

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The struggle with migrants is a struggle against State-Capital

As a complement to our most recent post, a call for support from the Steki Social Centre in Thessaloniki, we publish an interview with Tasos Sagris from Void Network, for the radio program This Is Hell (u.s.a.), along with a video from sub.Media’s Trouble series entitled Refugees Welcome:Creating Solidarity … Continue reading

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In solidarity: A call for support from the Steki Social Centre, Thessaloniki

In the wake of the spread of the “syrian refugee crisis” into europe in 2015, anti-authoritarian, anti-fascist and anarchist groups in greece have created networks of mutual aid, of various kinds, in support of the migrants. Refusing any State or … Continue reading

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Building new solidarities between movements: insurrectionary politics of food autonomy in the city of Athens

The question of rebellion/revolution is often posed in terms of the question, “what is to be done?” However, by so articulating any reflection-practice on radical political change, we are lead to consider revolution in terms of struggles between and for … Continue reading

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Vio.Me, Greece: Creating solidarities within and beyond factory walls

In the past, we have shared, in the english language, news and reflections on the Vio.Me factory occupation-coorperative, in Thessaloniki.  If the occupation remains legally precarious, Vio.Me now stands as an example in europe not only of workers’ self-management, but … Continue reading

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Territorialising solidarity: Okupied refugee squats in Athens

In the early hours of the 24th of August, the housing squat for refugees and migrants, Notara 26, in Athens was the target of an incendiary attack.  The molotov and gas-bottle bombs caused serious material damage and could have killed … Continue reading

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From Transcapes: Migration Crisis or Zemblanity?

In continuity with our reflections on mass migration as a phenomenon to be politicised, and politicised in anti-Statist directions (e.g. no borders solidarity), we share below a reflection on the “migration crisis” by members of the Transcapes Research Collective based … Continue reading

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The anarchist critique of democracy (4): CrimethInc.

The anarchist collective CrimethInc. initiated last month a critical analysis and discussion of “democracy”, promising a series of reflections.  What follows is the fourth essay, Destination Anarchy! , preceded by the introduction to the series and an introduction to the essay. … Continue reading

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I struggle therefore I am: Yannis Youlantis

In cinematographic chronicles, Yannis Youlantis tells stories of resistance and struggle in greece and spain.  The virtue and beauty of his films is the beauty of those who create autonomy against those who reduce the many to slavery.  Whether it be in … Continue reading

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