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Feb 20

February 20, 2012

Greek crisis, Eurozone crisis, or systemic crisis? Discussion with Dimitris Dalakoglou of Occupied London

Saturday 25th January, 4pm, Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh As international creditors & bailiffs circle Greece, its government has responded with austerity policies. The results include deepened unemployment, cut pensions and social provision. A permanent state of crisis is the new post-democratic way of government: in the name of the economy, the facade of democracy is one more unaffordable luxury sold off to pay interest on a debt to the rich. Behind the headlines, the fightback. Beyond massive general strikes demonstrations:…

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Feb 19

February 19, 2012

Over 100 attend Greece solidarity demonstration in Edinburgh

Despite the freezing weather, and an unexpected snow storm in the middle of the sunny afternoon, over 100 people gathered outside the City Chambers on Saturday 18th February to show solidarity with workers in Greece, who’s government has just voted to approve IMF and European Bank-approved austerity measures, which will have disastrous consequences for the working class. The demonstration was well-received by passers by, and had a strong internationalist and anti-capitalist message: it is capitalism, not Greece, which is in crisis! Slogans such…

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Jan 1

January 1, 2011

Network X Gathering, Manchester, 15th & 16th January

Gathering in Manchester to discuss anti-cuts activity. They’re starting off organising under the PGA principles that you might recognise from the anti-globalisation movement. Call out for Network X On 15th and 16th January we are calling a gathering for all networks and individuals that are oppositional, non hierarchical and opposed not only to the cuts, but to capitalism itself. Across the country local groups have sprung up, and networks have worked together to pull off some amazing protests, but we…

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