European Conference on debt in Brussels

16 October Brussels, Belgium European Citizens’ Assembly on debt Auditoire Dom Helder Camara, Rue Plétinckx, 19  (Siège CSC), 9h30-17h30 Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/855… In the name of debt, the Troika and the Eurogroup have forced Greece to continue to implement austerity policies. The July 13th “agreement” blatantly demonstrated how the debt is a gun held by creditors and…

Transforming crisis to Krisis

Τhe #Festival4sce: A hub of networks towards the Alternative Route in Greece. By Insurgenta Iskra Crisis. Originally, the word derives from the ancient Greek verb “krinein”, meaning to judge in order to take a decision and its noun, “krisis”, meaning judgment, decision. According to Steven James Venette[1] “crisis is a process of transformation where the old…

A European Square

European Social Movements Strategy Meeting – Amsterdam. (See Storify) Coming from all over Europe, 60 organizations and networks [see complete list below] from well-established groups with a long history to the most recent social movements, gathered over three days in Amsterdam to share stories of successful resistance and to shape common campaigns and strategies. There…

Meeting on “Economic governance, the Troika and the struggles against European neoliberalism”

Conclusions of the meeting: http://storify.com/ICANetwork/euincrisis-economic-governance-troika-struggles Amsterdam, October 4th to 6th. Activists, organisations and networks addressing the undemocratic neoliberal crisis governance imposed from the EU will be meeting in Amsterdam from October 4th to 6th to discuss together which struggle strategies have and are being most successful in each country, with the aim to build a…

Notre seul espoir est que les gens se battent aussi pour leurs droits ailleurs en Europe [Fr]

Jérémie Cravatte, Comité pour l’Annulation de la Dette du Tiers Monde – CADTM (Belgium) La troisième rencontre du réseau international des initiatives d’audit citoyen de la dette (ICAN – International Citizen debt Audit Network) a eu lieu à Thessalonique, en Grèce, du 15 au 18 février 2013. Le cadre n’était pas choisi par hasard : la…

Journey to Greek social resistance

By Iolanda Fresnillo Citizen Debt Audit Platform Spain (PACD Bcn) [Link Castellano] Desperate people queuing for food or stone and Molotov cocktail wars against asphyxiating gas. These are some of the most common images that come from Greece. But reality is kaleidoscopic and changes depending on where you look. On the streets of Athens and…