FairCoop: An Alternative System Outside Of Capitalism

By Niko Georgiades, geo.coop -

Athens, Greece – Tools born from the internet, applied across autonomous networks and movements seeking alternatives to capitalism, are providing the infrastructure of alternative societies. In [...]

Education To Deportation; Refugees Face Growing Crisis In Greece

By Maria Paradia, occupy.com -

By Maria Paradia for Occupy - At last count, one-third of the 60,000 refugees currently stranded in Greece are school-age children. Trapped in the country due to the E.U.'s inability to address [...]

Greece: Alternative Economies & Community Currencies Pt. 3

By Niko Georgiades, unicornriot.ninja -

By Niko Georgiades for Unicorn Riot - Athens, Greece – Tools born from the internet, applied across autonomous networks and movements seeking alternatives to capitalism, are providing the [...]

Greece: Alternative Economies & Community Currencies Pt. 1

By Niko Georgiades, www.unicornriot.ninja -

By Niko Georgiades for Unicorn Riot - Athens, Greece – While capitalism and consumerism dominate the culture of the United States of America and the Western world, community currencies are [...]

Greece Could Leave The EU: Why The Grexit Option Deserves Consideration

By Michael Nevradakis, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Michael Nevradakis for Mint Press News - With the Greek psyche itself the victim of a relentless shaming campaign, the idea of Greece “going it alone” begins to seem outlandish and quixotic. [...]

Battle To Oppose Water Privatization Returns Greece To Frontlines Of E.U. Crisis

By Maria Paradia, www.occupy.com -

By Maria Paradia for Occupy - In late September 2016, the Syriza administration laid the groundwork to begin Greece's water privatization, achieving a majority of 152 parliamentary votes and [...]

How Greece Became A Guinea Pig For A Cashless And Controlled Society

By Michael Nevradakis, www.transcend.org -

By Michael Nevradakis for MintPress News - 21 Jun 2017 – Day by day, we’re moving towards a brave new world where every transaction is tracked, every purchase is recorded, the habits and [...]

Analyzing The Failures Of Syriza

By Pete Dolack, www.counterpunch.org -

By Pete Dolack for Counterpunch. So many put their puts hopes into Syriza; so many were bitterly disappointed. Greece’s Coalition of the Radical Left proved wholly unable to resist the enormous [...]

Greece Forced To Sell Public Water Utilities Under EU-Imposed Privatization Plan

By Michael Nevradakis, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Michael Nevradakis for Mint Press News - GREECE — In May 2016, the SYRIZA-led Greek government passed a new comprehensive set of economic austerity policies in exchange for receiving new loans [...]

The Greek Left Takes Stock Of The Commons

By David Bollier, www.bollier.org -

By David Bollier for Bollier - If the Greek experience of the past two years shows anything, it is that conventional Left politics, even with massive electoral support and control of the [...]

Violent Anti-Obama Protests Break Out In Athens

By Staff, www.telegraph.co.uk -

By Staff of Telegraph Video, and AP - Greek riot police used tear gas and stun grenades in central Athens on Tuesday to disperse about 3,000 Left-wing marchers protesting a visit by President [...]

Greece: A Country For Sale

By Eleni Portaliou, www.jacobinmag.com/ -

By Eleni Portaliou for Jacobin - The most persistent myth concerning Syriza’s capitulation to the troika is that it was a “forced choice.” To put it differently, “there was no alternative” to [...]

Criminalizing Solidarity: Syriza’s War On The Movements

By Theodoros Karyotis, www.roarmag.org -

By Theodoros Karyotis for ROAR Magazine - In the early morning of July 27, refugee families and supporters who were sleeping at Thessaloniki’s three occupied refugee shelters — Nikis, [...]

Greek Privatization Fantasies Suffer Rude Awakening

By Konstantine Paradias, www.occupy.com -

By Konstantine Paradias for Occupy - Privatization is one of those ideas that seems great on paper: by selling off public services, a government can be rid of a drain on its resources. This [...]

Photos: Protesters Take To Streets Across Europe

By Roar Collective, www.roarmag.org -

By Roar Collective. In what may turn out to become a very hot spring, tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in major European capitals to protest against their governments, call [...]