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Solidarity with the workers of VIOME in front of the imminent threat of liquidation of the company

The workers of VIOME in Thessaloniki, Greece, have stood up against unemployment and poverty by carrying through a long struggle to self-manage the occupied factory in very adverse conditions. For two years now, they have been producing and selling ecological cleaning products at the occupied premises, ensuring a modest income for their families. They have been working on terms of equality, taking decisions ...

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In Amsterdam, a revolt against the neoliberal university

By Jerome Roos on March 8, 2015 The student occupation at the University of Amsterdam speaks to a deepening crisis of higher education not just in the Netherlands but across the globe. Image: David Graeber speaks at the Maagdenhuis (by Malcolm Kratz). For three weeks now, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) has been shaken by a wave of student protests against the neoliberalization of higher education and the ...

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Solidarity with the people in Greece! No to the blackmail of the EU! – Press Release

Rectificatie Geachte pers, Gisteren hebben wij als medeorganisatoren deelgenomen aan de demonstratie in de Dam Amsterdam met het thema GIVE GREECE A CHANCE, SOLIDARITY WITH THE PEOPLE IN GREECE! NO TO THE BLACKMAIL OF THE EU! In de uitnodiging stond: “We nodigen iedereen uit om samen met de Griekse bevolking te demonstreren tegen de eis van de Eurogroep om de wurgcontracten in Griekenland te handhaven. We w ...

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The Resolution of Dam Square – 15/2/2015

We the people of Dam Square, we demand - the write off of the debt - the end of the austerity policies in Greece and in the Netherlands. We fight - so that we don't allow the banks to lead our lives - for the right of the people to make their own destiny. Venceremos ...

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Demonstration on15th February at 14.00, Dam Square in Amsterdam

SOLIDARITY WITH THE GREEK PEOPLE! NO TO THE BLACKMAIL OF THE EU! ΤHE CRISIS WILL NOT BE PAID BY THE EUROPEAN CITIZENS! Scroll down for Dutch and Greek. On Sunday February 15th there will be demonstrations all over Greece and Europe since on that day crucial negotiations between the Greek government and the Eurogroup will take place. These demonstrations will send the message to the European leaders that the ...

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Germany Digs in Heels on Austerity as Greece Demands End to ‘Business As Usual’

As a leaked document on Wednesday suggested the German government is determined to take a hard stance against the new Syriza government, Greece's newly appointed financial minister Yanis Varoufakis declared "business as usual" is no longer an option when it comes to his nation's relationship with European creditors. Representing the new anti-austerity Syriza government, Varoufakis said he is optimistic that ...

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Thousands Organize First Pro-Govt Rally in Athens

The election of a left government in Greece breathed new life into the people and the Athenian movement rose from its ashes. Thousands answered to a facebook call-out and gathered on Thursday in front of the Parliament to back up the government in the negotiations with Germany and the European Central Bank. Athens now brings forward new dilemmas: Are movements by definition opposition movements, the existen ...

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Greece : Report unveils human rights violations stemming from austerity policy

Athens, Paris, 18 December 2014 – Austerity measures adopted in response to the economic crisis have adversely impacted human rights, such as the rights to work and health, and curtailed fundamental freedoms in Greece, denounce FIDH and its member organisation the Hellenic League for Human Rights (HLHR) in a report released today. The report gathers findings from a mission of investigation carried out by ou ...

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Nikos Romanos brought the government to its knees!

After 31 days of hunger strike for his right to education, anarchist prisoner N. Romanos won. He and all the people who showed their solidarity during the last month and especially during the climactic last days with a lot of demonstrations in Athens and all over Greece forced the government to surrender and step back from their relentless attack against anyone who stands up against them for their rights. A ...

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Greek justice minister denounces gay marriage

Greece’s justice minister, Haralambos Athanasiou, has been accused of homophobia after unequivocally denouncing gay marriage. In an outburst that startled human rights defenders and activists in the country’s increasingly visible LGBT community, the minister, Haralambos Athanasiou, said he was virulently opposed to same-sex marriage as it posed dangers to a society that “respected traditions”. “I won’t disc ...

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