In 1997, a “major national challenge” was announced for Greece: the Olympic and Paralympic Games “Athens 2004”. And what a challenge… From the beginning the state bet on the doctrines of patriotism, volunteering and security, and channeled public wealth to this “Great Idea”.In the summer of 2002, society watched as […]
In a society of deceit and hypocrisy, of backstabbing and betrayal; there where human relationships are molded on personal profit and exploitation, within the narrow limits of involuntary/obligatory choices, the scope of creating honest and sincere ties of social or political solidarity becomes constricted, suffocated. And if in many cases […]
In Saturday, 20 March at noon, comrades dedicated a large gathering and protest march in memory of the anarchist Lambros Foundas, in Dafni area, Athens, where he was shot dead in the back by cops on early morning of 10 March 2010.
We haven’t forgiven the death of Carlo Giuliani; an Italian activist born in 1978, he was one of millions of protesters who participated in the Genoa’s demos against the G8 leaders’ violence. Comrades had witnessed his assassination by Italian riot police’s Carabinieri in 20 July 2001.After nine years, still no […]
The collective rage triggered by the cold-blooded murder of Alexis Grigoropoulos, on the night of 6 December 2008, mainly targeted symbols of global capitalism and State terrorism. Young immigrants were among the people arrested during riots in the streets. Hundreds of those detained have suffered police torture. The university asylum […]
It was the 5th of September 1997 when the President of the International Olympic Committee Juan Antonio Samaranch proclaimed Athens as the city that would organize the 2004 Olympics. The Olympic Games would return to the country in which they had been born. And if in 776 BC they were […]