πŸ¦„ Borders

143 Refugees Arrested as Greek Police Begin Exarcheia Raids

Athens, Greece – Four squats were raided in a militarized police crackdown in Exarcheia, a heavily anarchist and anti-authoritarian district in Athens. A total of 143 refugees, mostly women and children from Afghanistan, Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, and Turkey, were detained and forcibly bussed to the…

πŸ¦„ Community , πŸ¦„ Global , πŸ¦„ Labor , πŸ¦„ Tech

Greece: Alternative Economies & Community Currencies Pt. 1 – Athens Integral Cooperative

Athens, Greece – While capitalism and consumerism dominate the culture of the United States of America and the Western world, community currencies are creating a buzz elsewhere. The radical need for alternative economies and community currencies is becoming more commonplace among societies across the globalized…

πŸ¦„ Labor

Greece: ADYE, Exarcheia’s Free Self-Organized Healthcare Clinic

Athens, Greece – As the healthcare debate in the United States crescendos with both dominant political parties sparring over how best to ensure not everyone has health insurance, Unicorn Riot journalists visited Greece, where austerity measures imposed by the bailout of 2010 have ravaged the…