Moving Beyond the Right to the City: Urban Commoning in Greece

Wrriten by Theodoros Karyotis The urban space is the epicentre of social antagonism. At any historical moment, it represents a crystallisation of power relations. While political and economic powers incessantly reform it to better isolate, control and exploit its inhabitants, the latter inevitably seek empowerment through collective mobilisation. After all, this is the space in […]

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August 27, 2020

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Corona-crisis affects small Greek farmers who counterstrike with a nationwide social media campaign to unite producers & consumers on local level!

  Written by TRISE member Jenny Gkiougki, originally published on Interface journal here. Greece is experiencing low corona-related mortality rates, but the measures imposed came early and were as harsh as in other, more stricken countries, posing severe strain to a society and an economy in shambles due to the ongoing economic crisis. In an […]

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Criminalizing solidarity: The Greek state’s war on the movements

Article by Theodoros Karyotis. First published at roarmag.org July 2016 Today, exactly one year ago, refugee families and supporters who were sleeping at Thessaloniki’s three occupied refugee shelters — Nikis, Orfanotrofeio and Hurriya — were woken up by police in riot gear. We here present an article from last summer by Theodoros Karyotis who is one of […]

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Greece, when the social movements are all that is left

  By Theodoros Karyotis. Originally published on OpenDemocracy. – Skyrocketing abstention, social demobilisation and an impending wave of harsh austerity measures call for critical reflection after Syriza’s victory. There is nothing to celebrate, really. Maybe the European leftists who arrived in Athens to support Tsipras are justified to celebrate, since they have a vision of […]

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September 30, 2015

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