For many people in Greece the living conditions are dramatic, with high unemployment rate, massive austerity measures, cuts in pensions, forced evictions, along with the privatization of important infrastructure. The social and healthcare system has collapsed, while many people can no longer afford to buy food, let alone essential medicines.
Social centres – houses [...]
Lately (during the last three months) there has been an intense problem with food supply in Corinth prisons, where 84 inmates are obliged to live under circumstances incompatible with any notion of human dignity. Specifically (and according to information confirmed even by the prison administration), the inmates are literally malnourished ever since the nearby military [...]
The time is now!
Capitalism exists on the one hand by directly targeting people, going as far as to murder them, and on the other hand by making people’s everyday lives much harder. While unleashing this torture, especially in the field of social policies, the State’s pseudo-lawful authority can be felt on individuals.
against the aggression of the rich and their politicians: self-defense
Protests and demonstrations across Spain began in the early hours of Thursday, March 29th, in the first general strike since 2010. In almost all major cities pickets were held ahead of demos (an estimated 111 demos across the country), whose objectives was [...]
On Monday night, February 27th, various actions were carried out in the city of Valencia: – Burning of 2 ATMs located in the university campus – Discarding an ATM by using a cement block – Burning of a tram stop
We undertook these actions because of the situation we are experiencing in Valencia. Police repression [...]
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The occupation of our hospital in Kilkis by its workers started on Monday, February 20th, at 8:30 local time. This occupation is not only about us, the physicians and the workers at the Kilkis Hospital. Neither is it only about the Greek [...]
According to a statement (4-2/2012) released by the workers’ general assembly in the General Hospital of Kilkis, the doctors, nurses and other staff declare that the long-lasting problems of the National Health System (ESY) in the country cannot be solved through limited claims of the health services sector. Thus, workers at the General Hospital respond [...]
In the last days, protests were held in various cities of Romania against the health bill that has been submitted by the government. Extensive privatization of the entire health sector will be enforced with this new law. By Sunday, January 15th, 2012, the social protests climaxed. In Bucharest it came up to street clashes that [...]
‘When the patient is tied up, the psychiatrist is free to go. When the patient is released, the psychiatrist is at work’ —slogan on the wall of a former psychiatric hospital of Chania, on Crete Island
Since the bureaucrats of the Ministry for Health and Social Solidarity (!) worked so hard on [...]