Greece’s democracy in danger, warns Demos, as Greek reservists call for coup
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Greece’s democracy in danger, warns Demos, as Greek reservists call for coup

Greece ‘backsliding in democracy’ in face of joblessness, social unrest, corruption and disillusion with politicians, says thinktank Helena Smith in Athens theguardian.com, Thursday 26 September No country has displayed more of a “backslide in democracy” than Greece, the British thinktank Demos has said in a study highlighting the crisis-plagued country’s slide into economic, social and … Continue reading

It’s absurd that Golden Dawn is being allowed to hound my friend into court
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It’s absurd that Golden Dawn is being allowed to hound my friend into court

The trial of Savvas Michael-Matsas, one of the few Jewish public intellectuals in Greece, is a cheap sop to neo-Nazis Maria Margaronis The Guardian, Sunday 1 September 2013 19.45 BST “I’m the embodiment of every fascist’s fantasy. I’m a Jew, a communist – and a heretical communist, a Trotskyist, at that. I don’t fit anywhere. … Continue reading

Three Golden Dawn members sent to hospital after encounter with anti-authoritarian activists
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Three Golden Dawn members sent to hospital after encounter with anti-authoritarian activists

Police arrested more than 20 people Three were injured and tens were arrested on account of the turmoil that took place on Wednesday in dowtown Patras.  According to information, individuals from the anti-authoritarian scene, assaulted the passengers – apparently members of Golden Dawn – of a moving vehicle in Aratou st., near Ethnikis Antistaseos square. … Continue reading