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Athens Protests – Live Stream from Syntagma Sq, Jun 5

Live Stream from directly from Athens Protests – With Courtesy of news247. The Live Streaming transmits live coverage from Syntagma Square only when there is a protest – usually daily after 6 p.m. If you have problems watching the footage or it doesn’t upload immediately, please, Refresh, and wait a …

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Loukanikos: Famous Athens Riot Dog gets “Indignant” (pcts)

You have to imagine the scene then its was such a turmoil that I could hardly shoot a good and clear picture (I have details like a bag, a shoe and a leg, a bus, all blur and hectic). It’s Tuesday, May 31, and crowds of people are gathering outside the …

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Athens: Urban Train HSAP on Strike, Jun 3

Workers at Athens Urban Train (HSAP) will launch a 24h strike on Friday, June 3, 2011. Not that HSAP functions properly in days without a strike with the non-stop ‘renovation works’… However it’s good to know that the whole line will be on hold, so better choose an alternative public …

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“Revolting” PASOK-MPs demand democratic procedures in Austerity Package voting

“To Give or Not to Give?” This question seems to torture 16 lawmakers from governing party PASOK currently contemplating on whether to give a letter they wrote to Prime Minister George Papandreou about the midterm austerity package that will have to be passed by the parliament in the middle of …

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Greece: Winds of Change?

The wave of Indignants appears to be spreading increasingly and the virus of  “Speak Up”-disease infects more and more people and social classes. The voices of those seeking changes in the deadlocked political system are getting louder. No, no, there not demands about ‘anarchistic revolts, “overturning the order” and other scary political concepts, …

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Dramatic Appeal by Greek Intellectuals to Political Forces

A dramatic appeal to all political forces has been submitted in an open letter by 32 intellectual Greeks from arts and science. Famous writers, musicians, economists, academics start their appeal with the stunning sentence “We want to express in the clearest way our anxiety about the dramatic situation of the country”. They urgently …

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Greek Politicians After the Austerity Package II (pcts)

A huge tsunami wave with taxes and income cuts has left Brussels, Frankfurt and Washington and is about to hit Greece. This is the first part of  a series of tsunamis that will keep hitting the Greeks for the next two decades. Sociologists have started already to figure out how the …

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Moody’s downgrades Greece lower than …Egypt

Another brick in Greece’s wall and in the heads of our government in general, and Finance Minister’s in particular. Rating Agency Moody’s downgraded Greece and placed it below … Egypt! Reuters just reported that Moody’s slashed Greece’s credit rating by three notches on Monday due to an increased default risk, raising …

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“Indignant” Greeks Protest for 8th Day (pcts)

Greeks keep flocking in front of the Parliament for the 8th consequent day. With whistles, empty pots, flags and banners, chanting “Thieves” and ‘Traitors”, and raising form time to time their open palms and strechted fingers, in a gesture insulting the recepient. Children on the shoulders of their fathers armed whistle …

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“Indignant” Greeks Force Lawmakers to Flee in the Dark

Greek lawmakers, ministers, journalists and personnel found themselves in the grip of angry protesters while they were leaving the Parliament building Tuesday night in Athens. Police and fire brigades built barricade with vehicles to allow the politicians to leave the area without harm. It was shortly after 10 p.m. when protesters gathered …

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