If a week is a long time in politics, the last two weeks must have seemed like an eternity to the Golden Dawn, a more spectacular reversal of political fortunes could rarely be found. Earlier this month, the mainstream press were heavily promoting them as a potential ally and collaborator with the embattled Samaras coalition, …
The death of Pavlos Fyssas, has created an outpouring of rage on the streets of Greece. In 18 cities across the countries, people took to the streets to express their horror and revulsion at the death. But it is not only anti-fascists who will be concerned at this death.
Last night, solidarity demonstrations were held the length and breadth of Greece in reaction to the murder of Pavlos Fyssas, the rapper, Killah-P. The more details that come out about this murder the more shocking it is, with his friends asserting that this was no random attack, but a planned hit.
The repression of creative expression in Greece, which as seen a targetting of artists and self-organised cultural areas took a bloody turn last night as members of the fascist Golden Dawn murdered Pavlos Fyssas, a hip hop artist, in Pireas. Creative expression is being killed in Greece.
I’ve recently been told from a number of sources that the articles I have written on sex and gender issues are transphobic. In some cases, I can see disagreements stemming from misunderstandings and assumptions about my thinking which are a result of my being imprecise in clarifying terms, in other cases, I think that there …
First published on ΕΝΘΕΜΑΤΑ, written by Efi Avdela and Agelikas Psaras in July 2012, in the aftermath of fascists gaining seats in the Hellenic Parliament, this article gives some of the background to the rise of fascism in Greece and how the Golden Dawn managed to gain such a hold over a section of Greek society.
An article I read recently, on a blog I usually find to be too aggressive, prompted this post. This ‘tone-policing’ attitude of mine might be taken to delegitimise the justified rage expressed but personally, there is too much aggression in my world.
Next April, Athens will re-elect its mayor and the candidates have now been declared. Since 2010, the office has been held by George Kaminis, a surprising victor in that election, drafted in by a coalition of liberal forces to run against the unpopular right wing incumbent.
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