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Vio.Me. - Occupy, Resist, Produce!: Police attacks Viome's "Caravan of Struggle and Solidarity" after a fruitless meeting with vice-minister

Vio.Me. - Occupy, Resist, Produce!: Police attacks Viome's "Caravan of Struggle and Solidarity" after a fruitless meeting with vice-minister | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
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EU Cracks Down on Independent Volunteers in Greece

EU Cracks Down on Independent Volunteers in Greece | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
When they started throwing volunteers in jail, it was a sign of things to come. The first five were locked up on smuggling charges after they rescued 51 people from a stranded dinghy the coastguard would not look for. “They treated us like terrorists,” said one, when they were released on bail for €5-10,000 per…
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Wikileaks Reveals IMF Plan To "Cause A Credit Event In Greece And Destabilize Europe" | Zero Hedge

Wikileaks Reveals IMF Plan To "Cause A Credit Event In Greece And Destabilize Europe" | Zero Hedge | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In a leaked transcript, IMF staffers are caught on tape suggesting that a threat of an imminent financial catastrophe was needed to force other players into accepting its measures such as cutting Greek pensions and working conditions, or as Bloomberg puts it, "considering a plan to cause a credit event in Greece and destabilize Europe."
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Building Alternative Institutions in Greece: an Interview with Christos Giovanopoulos

Building Alternative Institutions in Greece: an Interview with Christos Giovanopoulos | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Since the beginning of the Greek financial crisis, both the Right and the Left have advanced a narrow set of narratives, policy possibilities, and even pol
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Where refugee solidarity & the alternative economy converge: the anarchist refugee centres of Athens

Where refugee solidarity & the alternative economy converge: the anarchist refugee centres of Athens | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Beyond the bureaucracy of the Eurocrats, or the catastrophic mismanagement by the EU of the refugee 'crisis', or the xenophobic rants of the tabloid press, there is another Europe - the real Europe - a continent of Europeans who are compassionate and for whom social justice is not a political slogan but something that is…
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M.A. Thesis: The Transformative Effects of Crisis in Spain and Greece | P2P Foundation

An excerpt from "The Transformative Effects of Crisis: A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the New Economic Cultures in Spain and Greece" by Janosch Sbeih
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A discussion of the crises in Spain and Greece | P2P Foundation

Excerpted from from Janosch Sbeih: * Part One: Crisis as Opportunity “Crises offer the opportunity to implement policies that lead to profound political and economic changes on the fast track as societies are in turmoil and unable to organise...

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Book chapter: Solidarity Economy in Contemporary Greece | P2P Foundation

Book chapter: Solidarity Economy in Contemporary Greece | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

By Theodoros Rakopoulos Full title: Solidarity economy in contemporary Greece: ‘movementality’, economic democracy and social reproduction. In Hart, K. (Ed.

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(Video) Mayor of Lesvos Spyros Galinos Tells CNN Greeks Decided to Put Humanity First - The Pappas Post

The mayor of Lesvos, the island that saw more than 50,000 refugees pass through its land in January 2016 alone, Spyros Galinos, told CNN that no one was pr
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Greek Police, Frontex to 'check' volunteers on islands receiving migrants | Kathimerini

Greek Police, Frontex to 'check' volunteers on islands receiving migrants | Kathimerini | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Greek Police and Frontex are to carry out checks on non-governmental organizations and volunteers on islands of the northern Aegean which have been receiving large numbers of migrants, sources have told the Athens-Macedonia News Agency.
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Sarantaporo residents create Commons in rural Greece through a DIY wireless mesh network | P2P Foundation

Sarantaporo residents create Commons in rural Greece through a DIY wireless mesh network | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

An article by Jeffrey Andreoni at shareable.net The story of Sarantaporo’s DIY wireless network is one worth telling and sharing. Filmmaking collective Personal Cinema is attempting to do just that.

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CLICK HERE to support Hive Global Leaders Program - Participaction

CLICK HERE to support Hive Global Leaders Program - Participaction | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

GREESupport Hive Global Leaders Program - Participaction - donate or share on Generosity.

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When Will Greece Get its Money back from Germany? Reflections on Yanis Varoufakis’ New Book | Fuchs | tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique. Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Inf...

When Will Greece Get its Money back from Germany? Reflections on Yanis Varoufakis’ New Book | Fuchs | tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique. Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Inf... | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
When Will Greece Get its Money back from Germany? Reflections on Yanis Varoufakis’ New Book
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Methodology for a New Politics: Changing the 'Operating System' of the Left after the Greek experience of 2015

Methodology for a New Politics: Changing the 'Operating System' of the Left after the Greek experience of 2015 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Andreas Karitzis presents the 2016 Phyllis Clarke Memorial Lecture: Methodology for a New Politics
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The Inside Story of Syriza’s Struggle to Save Greece

The Inside Story of Syriza’s Struggle to Save Greece | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Yanis Varoufakis is pacing the marble hall, cellphone to his ear. In the Maximos Mansion, where the cabinet is about to meet, there’s a “spy room” for secure communications. But by June 21, Varoufakis—hunched against a statue—no longer needs it.

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Pensioners share their bread with migrants at Greek border

Pensioners share their bread with migrants at Greek border | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Each day, Demetrios Zois buys two loaves of bread. One is for his family, and one for whoever comes knocking on his door.
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The Changing Face Of Athens - XpatAthens.com

The Changing Face Of Athens - XpatAthens.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Although we can still feel the crisis, Athens is slowly regaining its confidence... and with a vengeance. As creativity stirs again, the enterprising...
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TV: The Voice of Europe talks with Theopi Skarlatos, Director of #ThisIsACoup

TV: The Voice of Europe talks with Theopi Skarlatos, Director of #ThisIsACoup | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Theopi Skarlatos answers questions about her documentary, produced by Paul Mason, #ThisIsACoup, witch narrates the period starting with the ascend to power of SYRIZA (the first radical left government in Europe for many years), the dramatic negotiations with the Troika (EU, ECB, IMF) until the end with the call for new elections.
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M.A. Thesis: The Transformative Effects of Crisis in Spain and Greece | P2P Foundation

M.A. Thesis: The Transformative Effects of Crisis in Spain and Greece | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

* M.A. Thesis: The Transformative Effects of Crisis: A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the New Economic Cultures in Spain and Greece. Janosch Sbeih.

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Austerity finally hits Greek farmers

Austerity finally hits Greek farmers | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Greek agriculture has proved surprisingly resilient, but tax increases now threaten the very survival of farmers.
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#THIS IS A COUP - SURRENDER OR DIE - Paul Mason documentary

For 17 hours the Greeks are bombarded with the same message to stay inside the Euro you must surrender control or your economy dies. This ultimatum causes ou...

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Two days at the other side of Mount Olympos (day 1)

Two days at the other side of Mount Olympos (day 1) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

On January 15-17th, members of the MAZI project will be among others at the Sarantaporo area for a 3-day symposium hosted by the team of Sarantaporo.gr. We will visit different villages in the area that are part of the network, including the "headquarters" at Sarantaporo, and will discuss with locals about the present and the future of this remarkable effort on network commoning. 

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How Alexis Tsipras Has Overplayed His Hand

How Alexis Tsipras Has Overplayed His Hand | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It has been almost a year since the 25th of January 2015, when Alexis Tsipras became the first elected Prime Minister of a radical Left government in Europe. During the past year he has been in constant negotiations with the rest of Europe to mitigate the demands for austerity measures and at the same time …
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Sarantaporo: Building Communities of Commons

Sarantaporo: Building Communities of Commons | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3bi6CGq7os https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5VQR2TVKl8 Sarantaporo and surrounding villages in northern Greece are demonstrating what is possible, when local communities work together in the collaborative commons. It demonstrates a way forward for all of Greece, following the disgraceful surrender to the EU by Syriza. Syriza have shown, cannot trust or rely upon politicians, people have to take matters…
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