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…

Decentralized actions Blockupy central banks !

Around the (successful) mobilization of Blockupy in Frankfurt, several decentralized actions took place in central national banks (that are part of ECB) –> Italy Autonomous activists from north-east social centers close with barricades the Venetian headquarters of the Bank of Italy. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DC6-QFhzRsg France Gatherings in front of “Banque de France” have been organized by…

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…

Criminalising solidarity, persecuting anti-racist actions: the arrest of Spyros Marketos and Babis Kouroundis

Announcement Greek Debt Audit Campaign The Greek Debt Audit Campaign (ELE) condemns the latest autocratic attack of the government, as indicated with the arrest of the professor and lawyer Spyros Marketos and the lawyer Babis Kouroundis by the police of Thessaloniki airport on Monday 15th July. They were arrested because the authorities claimed they violated…

Call to action: international support to the ILP presented by the PAH – Housing Debt [Fr]

   Video made by the PAH to explain the consequences of the evictions and the mortgage debt on people’s day-to-day life. The People’s Legislative Initiative (ILP) is the citizens’ response to Spain’s mortgage lending fraud. Endorsed by nearly a million and a half citizens, this ILP was submitted to congress by the Mortgage Holders Platform…

The future is emerging

Nick Dearden, Jubilee Debt Campaign UK In the centre of Athens, the depth of the crisis can now be measured by the number of homeless people sitting and sleeping on every block. These are the victims of the financiers and politicians of Europe; the ‘collateral damage’, as they are undoubtedly seen, of the policies of austerity.…

The Terrifying Rise of the Far-Right

Nick Dearden, Jubilee Debt Campaign UK High school teacher Costas was late for a meeting we’d planned because a student of immigrant parents had been abused by two Greek students with a history of racist activities. “This sort of thing is new” he explained to us. “Of course we had some incidents before, but now…