A novel migration and refugee
accommodation project in Athens organised by refugee, student, and solidarity
activists is offering crucial assistance where governments and
international agencies are not.
Portugal appears to
be saying goodbye to an implacable crisis. Beyond its shaky economic recovery,
the political and social relevance of the current ongoing debate on austerity should
be acknowledged. Português Español
Portugal parece estar dejando
atrás una crisis implacable. Más allá de una recuperación económica inestable,
es importante fijarse en la relevancia política
y social del actual debate sobre la austeridad. EnglishPortuguês
Greek anti-trafficking legislation, which applies to traffickers and solidarity-motivated volunteers alike, reflects the current trend in Europe: refugees are dehumanised and treated as objects to be managed by the state.
"Dear Yanis, a couple of weeks ago, you issued an invitation for the founding of a Pan-European movement against austerity. Since then, I’ve been thinking to respond to you about this in an open letter."
In the year since they came to power, Syriza have all but capitulated on their radical economic program. But what happened to other 'leftist' issues such as church-state relations, minority rights and the military?