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Gender Impact and the Price of Austerity

“While austerity measures are hurting women, men, girls and boys across the European Union (EU), women are particularly hit the hardest”, the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) states. According to them, austerity measures that seek to reduce public deficits by cutting … Continue reading

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Petition: Another Europe is possible!

Democracy and social security in Europe as an alternative to further cuts in social expenditure through a „pact for competition“. If you want to STOP TROIKA for everyone, and prefer another Europe built on social justice, then read more and … Continue reading

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#SPAIN: From #15M to #12M – 2nd anniversary of ongoing protest movement

Hundreds of thousands have demonstrated nationwide in Spain to mark the second anniversary of the “indignants” movement formed to protest against social injustice, economic inequality, Troika and government’s austerity politics. On May 12, Spaniards not only chant “together, it’s possible”, … Continue reading

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Freshly released: Into the Fire – The Hidden Victims of Austerity in Greece

Into the Fire (cc) by ReelNews, the new documentary about the life of refugees and immigrants in Greece, one of the European border countries at a time of economic crises and rising racism, is being crowd-released today. The directors Guy … Continue reading

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#25A Spain: New protest mobiblizing for social justice

 The platform “Plataforma ¡en pie!” [platform stand up] are activists from different cities in Spain, most come from other social / protest movements, lacking the right   target when defining the roots of the problem of economic crisis- thus they raise … Continue reading

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#Crisis of Housing: Book release “Squatting in Europe”

The Squatting Europe Kollective edited the freshly released book “Squatting in Europe: Radical Spaces, Urban Struggles”, which offers a radical but simple solution to the crises of housing, homelessness, and the lack of social space that mark contemporary society: occupying … Continue reading

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#23F – Spain: Hundreds of Thousands Raise Their Voice to Protest

Hundreds of thousands of Spaniards – the citizen’s wave, as they call these mass protests – took the streets on February 23 (#23F).  All different protest “waves” like miners, firefighters, students, teachers, doctors, nurses, the 15M movement, the platforms against … Continue reading

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