🦄 Direct Action

Occupied Urban Gardens Grow Community, Stunt French Gentrification

Dijon, France – Over a hundred anti-capitalists have created a nine hectare free district with urban gardens and a free market as they prevent development plans from being constructed. The occupiers are seeking to preserve agricultural land and experiment in collective living while demonstrating horizontal…

🦄 Police

Greek Police Attack Anarchists After Demo for Victims of 1973 Student Uprising

Athens, Greece – Greek riot police attacked an anarchist contingent as they dispersed from an annual November 17 commemoration for the second year in a row. Hours of clashes followed massive demonstrations commemorating the 45th anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic Uprising, a student uprising against…

🦄 Arts & Culture, Borders & Migration, Community, Direct Action, Eco, Police, Prison, Social Control, Tech

Reports From Greece – 13 Part Series – 2017

During the summer of 2017, Unicorn Riot documented over a dozen stories from Athens, Greece. The stories were varied, most displaying networks of mutual aid, including housing, healthcare, food, detainee support and more, created by anarchists and anti-authoritarians in and around Exarcheia.
We produced three…

🦄 Borders & Migration, Community

Greece: The House of Women for Empowerment and Emancipation

Athens, Greece – During another year of intense migration crisis in Greece, a self-organized, feminist, anti-fascist, and anti-racist initiative called The House of Women for Empowerment and Emancipation is building networks of mutual aid for detained refugees and migrants.
The House of Women organizes itself…

🦄 Labor

Greece: Alternative Economies & Community Currencies Pt. 3 – FairCoop

Athens, Greece – Tools born from the internet, applied across autonomous networks and movements seeking alternatives to capitalism, are providing the infrastructure of alternative societies. In the last of our specials on community currencies and alternative economies, we showcase FairCoop, a self-organized and self-managed global…