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Documenting the crisis: Athens General Strike, Sept 26, 2012 (video by Ross Domoney)

Greece general strike. 26/09/12 from Ross Domoney on Vimeo. The first mass strike to hit the streets of Athens since before the summer, protesting against the next harsh rain of cuts.. An estimated 100,000 people showed their presence on the streets. Clashes took place around Syntagma square and after in Exarchia.

September 26, General Strike in Greece: live ticker

PHOTOS OF THE DAY FROM ATHENS INDYMEDIA 17:52 Things are calmer in Exarcehia now but there is heavy police presence. Calls for the solidarity demo in police HQ and calls for demo  at 19:00 in Gardenia Square in Zografou district, where in the morning the strike march was banned and attacked by the police. 17:08 Clashes [...]

Posters and call-outs for Wednesday’s General Strike demonstration

(The list below is indicative and far from complete; nearly all anarchist/leftist groups, organisations and occupations are calling for General Strike demonstrations across Greece on Wednesday morning) Athens: ‘The state and its lackeys ask and divide: ‘local’, or ‘foreigner’; private or public; unemployed or employed; woman or man; violent or non-violent — and at the [...]

New documentary by Ross Domoney: Athens; Social Meltdown

via Aletheia Photos Athens: Social Meltdown from Ross Domoney on Vimeo. Dr Dimitris Dalakoglou explains the social meltdown which took place in Greece between May 2010 & June 2012 that is on going. This film contains videos and photos shot on the streets, often containing violence and paints a portrait of widespread economic hardship endured [...]

140 university departments are closing down – hospital doctors on partial strike

The ministry of education decided to close down 140 higher education departments including entire institutes. In an effort to keep the society as less educated as possible, and given that a lot of young people are developing a radical political identity and practice within the universities, the government now closes down entire departments while from [...]