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  • Mutual Aid to Detained Refugee Women Grows — Coronavirus in Greece Part 3

    May 7, 2020
    Athens, Greece – A people’s movement of solidarity for female detainees is growing in Greece. As the coronavirus crisis has shown, the most vulnerable in society are frequently the last to receive assistance from the state. In response, solidarity networks are organizing to fill the…...
  • Worker-Occupied Factory Sends Soap to Refugee Camp – Coronavirus in Greece, Part 2

    April 28, 2020
    Thessaloniki, Greece – Refugees in the overcrowded Moria Camp are expected to receive 1,500 soaps donated from the workers of the self-managed factory Vio.Me. Occupied for over seven years now after their bosses stopped paying the workers, the Vio.Me. factory produces eco-friendly soaps and cleaners.…...
  • Greek Government Cuts Power to Worker-Run Factory in Midst of Pandemic

    March 30, 2020
    Thessaloniki, Greece – Under the cover of darkness at 6:30 a.m. on Monday morning, two vehicles of riot police along with the Public Power Corporation cut the power to the occupied worker-run factory of Vio.Me. “Everyone to VioMe! They cut the power!” was…...
  • Occupy, Resist, Produce: Inside the Self-Managed Factory of Vio.Me.

    April 16, 2019
    Thessaloniki, Greece – Workers have successfully self-managed the production of environmentally-friendly cleaning products for the last six years in the occupied factory Vio.Me. There are no bosses in this factory on the east side of Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city. Workers have been in full…...
  • Workers Healthcare Center of Vio.Me., Created by the Workers for the Community

    April 16, 2019
    Thessaloniki, Greece – A radical new approach to healthcare is reclaiming equal relations between specialists and patients while building a community of health from inside an occupied factory in an industrial Greek metro. The Workers’ Healthcare Center of the self-managed occupied factory Vio.Me. has provided…...