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Anarchy in Greece


In recent years, the Greek anarchists have provided a lot of inspiration to folks in the U.S. Here are two short videos that we found online recently (thanks to Burnt Bookmobile for pointing us towards them).

The first looks at the ongoing revolt in Greece. Specifically it looks the impact that the murder of Alexis Grigoropoulos by the police in December of 2008 has had on the anarchist space:

The second video examines the government’s attack on the student movement in 1973 and how those events are commemorated by anarchists each year:

For those interested in learning more about anarchy in Greece, we’d encourage people to check out We Are An Image From The Future: The Greek Revolt of 2008 as well as the zine Koukoulofori: Stories, Lessons, and Inspiration from the Greek Anarchist Movement.